Our task is to form veritable talents who possess the necessary gifts to become masters, without attending to the ungifted mediocrity.

Liszt to Giovanni Sgambati
Katalin Körtvési

Katalin Körtvési

Department of Teacher Education, Kodály Institute

Choral Conducting, Continuo, Music Theory, Pedagogical Theories of Klára Kokas, Solfège

Academic degree, university post: teacher of the arts

1987-1992: Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music, secondary school singing teacher and choir conductor
2011-2013: Kokas Klára Teacher Training Course

Teaching activities:
1995-1999: Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music Budapest Teacher Training Institute – lecturer – solfège, score reading
1999-2007: Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music Budapest Teacher Training Institute – assistant teacher – solfège, music theory, conducting practice, choir practice, score reading
2006-2007, 2011-2012: Hungarian Radio Children’s Choir – solfège teacher
2007-2010: Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music – assistant teacher – music theory, solfège
2010-: Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music Kodály Institute

Master classes:
United States (2000, 2001, 2007), Australia (2013, 2014, 2015), South Korea (2012), Ireland (2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015), China (2014), Scotland (2015), Singapore (2010, 2011, 2012)

Choir, orchestra membership:
1988-1989: member of the Budapest Choir
1992-1995: member of the Purcell Choir
1998-2002: pianist with the Trio Scherzo – concerts in hotels in Hungary, Germany, Norway
2006-2007: Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music Budapest Teacher Training Institute – conductor of the women’s choir

Other artistic activities:

Theatre works:
1996-: Shure Studio, Szkéné Theatre, Honvéd Ensemble, Jókai Theatre, Komárom, Jászai Mari Theatre, Tatabánya – music director, conductor, member of staff, répétiteur, pianist

International Kodály Society, Kokas Klára College