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Preparation For AMEB Diploma Exams

– notes based on a workshop presented by Federal Examiner David Lockett at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music, Saturday 19 March 2005.

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS

Programs should be:

Be sure to check timing requirements.

In addition, the program should take account of the candidate’s readiness in terms of:

LEVEL 3 OBJECTIVES

Performances are expected to demonstrate:

Performance objectives

The performance should demonstrate:

PRESENTATION

General Knowledge

The following is required:

EMPHASIS FOR EACH AWARD

Associate: “…test of executive ability”
Licentiate: “A concert standard of performance will be demanded”
Fellowship: ”…recognises the achievement of an exceptionally high performance
standard”

Common reasons for lack of success

Licentiate requires a concert standard of performance

Perfection is not expected but the following are assumed:

It requires:

HINTS FOR PREPARATION

A WORD ABOUT ACCOMPANIMENT

A good accompanist will be:

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