This Is The BKA About Us Dr. habil. László Norbert Nemes Dr. habil. László Norbert Nemes is currently professor at the Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music in Budapest and director of the International Kodály Institute of the Liszt Academy. His main areas of expertise are the theory and the practice of the Kodály Concept, musicianship training according to the Kodály Concept, choral conducting and choral music education. His most recent publications include the chapter on Kodály's music pedagogical work in The Oxford Handbook of Choral Pedagogy, published in 2017 by Oxford University Press. From 2016 till 2020 László led the joint music pedagogy research program of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences and the Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music. The activities of the research group "Active music learning with singing and movement" was to develop two new teaching models for the Hungarian primary and secondary schools. Besides teaching László maintains an active career as a choral conductor. Since September 2014 he has been artistic director of the New Liszt Ferenc Chamber Choir, the artist-in-residence choral ensemble of the Liszt Academy. In 2018 he co-founded the National Youth Choir of Hungary. László Nemes has conducted, taught, held workshops, master classes and seminars all across Europe, in Australia, Brazil, Canada, the People's Republic of China, Indonesia, Georgia, Israel, Japan, the Korean Republic, Malaysia, The Philippines, Republic of China/Taiwan, Turkey, Singapore and the United States of America several times. He is vice president of the International Kodály Society, guest professor and academic consultant at the Central Conservatory of Music in Beijing, patron of education at NYCoS and honorary member of the British Kodály Academy. In recognition of his artistic activities László received the Bartók-Pásztory Award in 2005. In March 2017 he was decorated with the Golden Cross of the Hungarian Cross of Merit.