Micheal Houlahan is Professor of Music Theory at Millersville University. He holds a Kodaly Diploma from the Franz Liszt Academy - Zoltan Kodaly Pedagogical Institute in Budapest and from the Kodaly Center of America. Philip Tacka is Professor of Music at Millersville University. He holds a Kodaly Diploma from the Franz Liszt Academy - Zoltan Kodaly Pedagogical Institute in Budapest and from the Kodaly Center of America. Both authors have lectured internationally on music theory, education and Kodaly studies.
This thorough, intensive and, above all, elegantly practical approach to understanding and applying its tried-and-tested tenets will prove a boon to teacher and studnets alike Music Teacher The inclusion of 140 pages of exhaustively detailed song lists and lesson and monthly plans is a reason in itself to buy this invaluable book. Michael Quinn, Music Teacher In Kodaly Today, the authors offer most thorough and practical approach to transforming curriculum goals into objective and effective lesson plans. David Martin Piano Professionals The authors have developed a text that incorporates appropriate musical material and sound teaching strategies for presenting this material to students. Grade level goals, objectives, and strategies are outlined in great detail, and these materials would prove extremely valuable to a music teacher. I also appreciate the inclusion of learning theorists from the education community at large. All in all, this is a very practical text. Brent M. Gault, Ph. D., Indiana University Jacobs School of Music