Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity Sister Lorna Zemke and Sister Carol Ann Gambsky attended the 26th International Kodály Society Symposium honoring its golden anniversary which was held in Los Angeles, California (USA)at the Colburn School of Music from July 31 – August 4, 2023. The Symposium is a biennial international event, serving as a platform to educate, engage, support and foster connections for aspiring and experienced music educators, ethnomusicologists and musicians internationally.
This Symposium celebrates 50 years of support for the International Kodály Society, which is active in 34 countries and has Affiliated National Organizations in 16 countries. The theme for the 2023 Symposium is “Golden Anniversary: Connecting Humanity Through Music.” Sister Lorna was recognized as a Golden Honoree as well as served as a panelist.
Keynote presenters were Dr. Shinji Inagi from Japan, Connecting Roots and Heritage to Our Present Communities Through Music and Dr. Anna Dalos from Hungary Connecting the Application of Kodaly Ideas and Principles.