Dr Laszlo Nemes

Patron of NYCoS Education

Following the 2011 NYCoS Education Conference at which László was keynote speaker, NYCoS is proud to announce that he has agreed to represent NYCoS Education as Patron.

Dr László Nemes is the Director of the Zoltán Kodály Pedagogical Institute of Music at the Ferenc Liszt Academy of Music and Acting Chair of the Music Pedagogy Department of the Academy. He received his degree from the Department of Music Education and Choral Conducting at the Ferenc Liszt Academy in 1992. He was a student of Péter Erdei and a recipient of the Scholarship of the Republic of Hungary. In 1999 he obtained a doctoral degree from the University of Alberta (Canada) under the supervision of Dr. Leonard Ratzlaff. He took part in several international master classes held by distinguished choral conductors such as Frieder Bernius, Michel Brewer, Eric Ericson, Simon Halsey, Robert Sund and Jon Washburn. He started his teaching career at the Kodály Institute as a student. For one year after completing his studies at the Academy, and between 1997 and 2001, he taught solfege, music theory, conducting and score reading.

Since 1997 he has been the Associate Conductor of the Hungarian Radio Children's Choir. He has conducted the choir at numerous concerts in Hungary, made recordings and toured in many European countries and twice in Japan. In recognition of his artistic activity with the choir, he received the Bartók-Pásztory Award in 2005. As a music teacher and conductor, he has held workshops and seminars in The Philippines, Ireland, Canada, Poland, Portugal, and Singapore.

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