Scope and Content of Collection
The Kodály Center of America records contain the official records of KCA and KMTI dating from about 1965 to 2010, with the bulk of the materials from 1969 to 2000. The collection includes administrative records, materials about KMTI and KCA’s academic teacher-training programs and pedagogical activities, faculty and student records, promotional communications and press clippings, publications to support teaching and scholarship in the Kodály concept of music education, scholarly papers and research materials, a collection of folk songs, and video recordings of music classes taught using Kodály methodology.
The KCA records also include the personal and professional papers of Denise Bacon, containing materials from about 1900 to 2014, the bulk of which are from 1965 to 2005. This series includes a collection of Bacon’s speeches and articles about music education.