Providing quality assessments in music, speech and drama throughout NSW and the ACT.
The AMEB (NSW) office will be closed during the festive season
- Closed from: 5.00 pm on Friday, 18 December 2015, and
- Reopening from: 9.00 am on Monday, 4 January 2016.
We wish all our customers a happy and safe festive season and New Year, and we look forward to seeing you at the AMEB again in 2016.
Enrolments for AMEB (NSW) examinations will open on 18 January 2016.
All enrolments can be submitted online using AMEB Connect. If you are an existing teacher or private enroller with AMEB (NSW), you will be able to access your student records from previous years to make the enrolling process much faster. If you are a new teacher or private enroller with AMEB (NSW), and you need to create an AMEB Connect login – just click ‘Get Access’ and follow the prompts.
All enrolments can only be submitted by a teacher, parent, legal guardian or candidate (if over 18).
2016 Examination dates and closing dates
AMEB (NSW) has a new set of awards to acknowledge outstanding teachers, music studios and schools. These awards replace the Teaching Shields and will be presented at the 2016 Presentation Ceremony. More details are available.
Piano accompanists are required in examinations for a number of instruments. Details of these requirements can be found in the Manual of Syllabuses. To assist teachers and parents in contacting an accompanist, the NSW Accompanists Guild has supplied the following directory. Please note that the information contained in the directory has been compiled by the NSW Accompanists Guild and AMEB (NSW) takes no responsibility for the contents.
AMEB (NSW) is delighted to offer an exciting new syllabus commencing in 2016. The Musical Theatre syllabus has been created by industry experts from around Australia and showcases the best of international musical theatre repertoire as well as Australian compositions at every grade level.
Musical Theatre workshops
Workshops will be held across New South Wales for the following dates and venues:
- Sunday 31 January 2016 - Sydney Grammar School, Darlinghurst
- Saturday 13 February 2016 - Mitchell Conservatorium, Bathurst
- Saturday 20 February 2016 - Riverina Conservatorium, Wagga Wagga
Each of these will be a full day workshop which will provide information about the Musical Theatre syllabus examiner expectations regarding technical work requirements, the sight reading requirements and more. Repertoire from each grade will be showcased along with helpful teaching and performance tips. In the final session of the day there will also be a Master Class opportunity for a few selected attendees.
These workshops are useful for teachers and all musical theatre enthusiasts. High school students are also welcome to attend at a discounted rate. To book a workshop or to order the newly released grade books, sight reading and technical workbooks and recordings, go to the booking website. All adult workshop attendees will receive a free copy of the Musical Theatre syllabus. As a special launch offer, all Musical Theatre resources ordered by the end of February 2016 will receive free postage.
The following videos provide more information about the syllabus.
- Creating a Musical Theatre program for Australia
- Choosing songs for AMEB Musical Theatre
- The Girl I Mean to Be, Preliminary repertoire option
- Creating well-rounded performers - beyond repertoire
- Let’s go fly a kite performance
- Grade books/Manual lists overview
Music studios for hire
AMEB (NSW) has a number of music studios available for hire during office hours.
- Letter of Attainment Form
- Change of Teacher Form
- Request for Transfer Form
- Change Form: Subject, Grade or Syllabus
- Scheduling Request Form
- Replacement Certificate
- Replacement Certificate – Archive Retrieval Form
- Report Request
- Record of Teachers Candidates Results Form
- Music studios hire booking forms
- AMEB (NSW) Order form
AMEB NSW newsletter
Credit card surcharge announcement
All NSW Government agencies are required to impose surcharges to recoup their merchant interchange fees.
AMEB (NSW) wish to notify all of their customers that effective from 1 January 2013, all transactions (including all 2013 enrolments) paid by credit card will incur a 0.4% surcharge.