Dr. habil. László Norbert Nemes

Dr. habil. László Norbert Nemes

Dr. habil. László Norbert Nemes

László Norbert Nemes, choral conductor and music pedagogue, is currently professor at the Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music in Budapest and director of the International Kodály Institute of the Liszt Academy. Since September 2014 he has been artistic director of the New Liszt Ferenc Chamber Choir, artist-in-residence choral ensemble of the Liszt Academy. For twelve years he worked as the associate conductor of the Hungarian Radio Children’s Choir.
His main areas of expertise are choral conducting, choral music education, as well as the theory and the practice of the Kodály Concept. He is the leader of the joint research programme of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences and the Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music “Active Music Learning with Singing and Movement” aiming at further enriching Hungarian music educational programmes both at primary and secondary levels. His most recent publications include a chapter on choral music education according to the Kodály concept in the Oxford Handbook of Choral Pedagogy published by Oxford University Press in 2017.
As a music pedagogue and choral conductor, László Norbert Nemes has taught, held workshops, master classes and seminars all across Europe, in Australia, Brazil, Canada, the People’s Republic of China, Indonesia, Japan, the Korean Republic, Malaysia, The Philippines, Republic of China/Taiwan, Singapore and the United States of America several times.
In recognition of his artistic activities he received the Bartók-Pásztory Award in 2005. In March 2017 he was decorated with the Golden Cross of the Hungarian Cross of Merit.
Honorary member of the British Kodály Academy.
Patron of Music Education, National Youth Choir of Scotland.
President of the Klára Kokas Foundation.
Vice President of the International Kodály Society.