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Preparing for Exam success in 2020
 20-11-2019

There are many new options for your enrolment this year including Comprehensive and Repertoire. Reading this helpful list before you pay for your enrolment will help you choose the correct exam, avoiding additional fees and nasty…

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News for Piano teachers
 20-11-2019

Series 18 cover2019 saw the introduction of a new Piano syllabus. 2020 will be the final year where candidates can prepare for either option: an old or a new syllabus exam.

From 2021, only the new syllabus will be…

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Christmas Closure
 20-11-2019

The AMEB (NSW) office will be closed during the festive season:

  • Closed from: 5.00 pm on Friday 20 December 2019, and
  • Reopening from: 9.00 am on Monday 13 January 2020.

The Board, examiners and staff of AMEB (NSW) wish you all the best for the festive season and a restful summer break. We look forward to working with you in 2020.

Changes this year
Changes for paper-based written exams
 02-10-2019

From 2020, AMEB will be making changes to the way it offers paper-based exams. The August written session will only be available for Speech and Performance Theory exams.

Theory of Music

Paper-based exams will be made available on an "on application" basis for all grades of Theory of Music exams.

"On application" Theory of Music exams will be available:

  • for grades 1 to 6
  • for groups of…
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New trumpet syllabus coming in November 2019
 26-09-2019

Our newest release, Trumpet series 2, hit the shelves in November 2019.

Changes to the Trumpet syllabus will be examinable in 2020. Changes include:

  • Preliminary and Certificate of Performance grades have been added to the syllabus for the first time
  • There is a new Technical Work Book (Preliminary to Grade 8)
  • New grade books for Preliminary to Grade 4
  • Recorded Accompaniments for…
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New AMEB Theory Workbooks
 04-07-2019

AMEB Theory Workbooks

AMEB’s new Theory of Music integrated course and workbook series represents the only official Theory of Music publications aimed at preparing students specifically for AMEB Theory of Music examinations.

Written and published by…

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Examiner honours
 03-07-2019

We are pleased to announce that four AMEB (NSW) past and present examiners have been recognised this year with honours for their dedication to music, music education and the performing arts.

In the Australia Day Honours List, Dr Jeanell Carrigan received the Member of the Order of Australia (AM). Recently-retired examiner, Dr Carrigan, was instrumental in the development of the new AMEB collaborative Piano…

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AMEB (NSW) 2019 Diploma Presentation Ceremony
 02-05-2019

AMEB (NSW) held their annual Diploma Presentation Ceremony on Sunday 10 March 2019 at the Sir John Clancy Auditorium, UNSW, Kensington. Over 170 talented Music and Speech and Drama students celebrated the culmination of years of hard work as they received their 2018 diplomas in front of hundreds of family and friends. Mike Tyler, the Chair of the Federal AMEB Board, was present to deliver the keynote address and present recipients…

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Changes this year
Piano Technical Work
 02-05-2019

The new AMEB Technical Workbooks, Level 1 and Level 2 are necessary for students who have enrolled in the New Comprehensive Piano grade exams. The old (2008) AMEB Technical Workbook is required for students who have enrolled in the Old Comprehensive piano grade exams. Please…

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Changes this year
Notice of Withdrawal - old Oboe syllabus
 30-11-2018

The 2017 syllabus for Oboe is no longer examinable. Only the syllabus as per the 2020 Manual of Syllabuses is available for examination.