Artist database

This is the Artist Database of BMC, which includes information about composers, musicians, orchestras, choirs and groups that are either Hungarian or Hungarian by origin or live in Hungary, as well as information about releases recorded with them.

Szabó Miklós

conductor, chorus master

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Miklós Szabó is the founder and chorus master of the Girls’ Choir of Győr. He is a professor of music theory in the conservatories of Győr and Budapest and is a coveted guest-leturer abroad, too. In 1968 he held a Kodály-method demonstration at the ISME Conference at Dijon, France. In 1974 he was a visiting professor at the University of Jyväskylä, Finland, for one term, and held lectures at the Sibelius Academy in Helsinki. In 1976 he held a Kodály-method demonstration in Milan, Italy. In 1978 and 1979 he held a summer course in the Kodály Musical Training Institute, U.S.A., and in 1979 he taught at the Kodály Course at Cavtat, Yugoslavia; and at the Chetham Scholl of Music, Manchester. In 1980 he taught in the Holy Names College in Oakland, California, for one term.

1967 Liszt Ferenc Award
1978 Merited Artist
1981 Bartók Memorial Plaquette
1982 Kodály Memorial Plaquette
1983 László Lajtha Medal
1985, 1993 Pro Urbe Győr
1986 Liszt Memorial Plaquette
1991 Kossuth Prize
1996 Bartók-Pásztory Award