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for the Kodály Center’s American Folk Song Collection website update
Holy Names University provides professional and liberal arts undergraduate and graduate degree programs. It offers certificates and degrees in music, specializing in the Kodály method, which emphasizes group learning and material that is connected to students’ culture and heritage. Its Kodály Center also maintains the American Folk Song Collection, an online resource for music teachers, parents, choral conductors, and composers. This grant will support an update to the website’s technology, which aligns with the Performing Arts Program’s Youth strategy and Program Delivery substrategy by continuing to connect students and teachers with culturally rooted music education.
for the Kodály Program's Folk Song Collection web site update
Holy Names College will update and upgrade the American Folk Song Collection-Kodaly Collection website. Originally created in 2002 with major support from Hewlett, the website is a primary resources for music education instructional materials based on the Kodaly approach and pedagogy. The website will be significantly overhauled for the first time since its creation to bring it to an open source Content Management System with contemporary user interface; enhance content by adding more songs including Spanish language songs selected and prepared by a specialist; marketing and updated site tracking.