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Membership in the Kodály Organization of New York comes with membership in our national organization, the Organization of American Kodály Educators.  Join here. There are many perks you will enjoy as a national member and a chapter member:


Selected benefits of national membership include:

  • The Kodály Envoy: A quarterly journal of articles, reviews, and informational items.

  • Online Membership Directory: A complete listing of OAKE members.

  • Annual OAKE National Conference: Each year a different division hosts our national conference. These inspiring, musical, and educational events are the highlight of the year! In addition, you are entitled to a reduced registration fee for this national conference.

  • National Conference Choirs: As an OAKE member, your students may audition and apply for scholarships to participate in one of OAKE's National Conference Choirs.

  • Divisional Newsletters: Each of the four OAKE Divisions distributes an online newsletter containing articles, practical ideas, news, and information about your Division and its Chapters.

  • Jenö Ádám Scholarship: Apply for scholarship for Kodály studies in the United States or abroad.

  • OAKE Leaf Fund Awards: Financial support for charitable and educational purposes related to the Kodály philosophy.

  • OAKE Website: Access a myriad of informational items at

  • Reduced prices on OAKE publications.

  • Membership in Local Chapters: OAKE has more than 40 local Chapters nationwide that hold exciting and meaningful workshops and events throughout the year. All OAKE memberships can attend these workshops at membership rates.

  • Voting Privileges and the Right to Hold Office: Active and retired OAKE members are eligible.

  • On line access to new lesson plans by outstanding Kodály-trained educators each year.

Benefits of local chapter (KONY) membership include:

  • Discounted rates for all of our workshops.

  • The opportunity to meet and socialize with fellow New York music educators.

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