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Harp exams can be taken by video
 01-07-2020

Harp Repertoire exams can be taken as Video Repertoire exams in 2020.

Please refer to the Harp syllabus for the detailed requirements of a Harp Repertoire exam. Only List Pieces and Own Choice Pieces need to be prepared for a Repertoire exam. Technical work, aural tests, sight reading and general knowledge are not examined. See more information about Harp…

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Accordion Repertoire syllabus
 01-07-2020

Repertoire exams are now available for the Accordion syllabus, from Preliminary to Grade 8. This is the only option for Accordion grade exams in 2020.

Repertoire exams provide an option for candidates to present for an AMEB assessment with repertoire (List pieces and Own Choice) requirements only. There are no other requirements (Technical Work, General Knowledge, Aural tests or Sight Reading) in the Repertoire examination…

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Face-to-face exams in 2020
 25-06-2020

Enrolments will open on Monday 29 June for the following Metro face-to-face exam sessions:

  • Metro Music Second Session 03 (Schools and private venues only, all grades)
  • Metro Music Second Session 33 (AMEB venues, Grade 8 and Certificate only)
  • Music Diploma Session 04
  • Metro Speech and Drama Second Session 10 (Grades and Diplomas)
  • Speech and Performance Theory Session…
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A message from the State Manager AMEB (NSW)
 28-05-2020

Dear teachers, candidates and parents,

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent Government advice during March and April, the First Metropolitan exam session was cancelled and refunds issued.

To comply with official advice from health authorities NSW Health and the…

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AMEB (NSW) examinations in 2020
 28-05-2020

As the COVID-19 restrictions are being relaxed, a number of decisions are being made on how to best examine AMEB candidates in 2020.

The following information is current as at 29 May 2020. Please visit this website regularly for the most up-to-date information, and check our Q&As

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Repertoire option for CPM syllabuses
 27-05-2020

CPM subjects now offered as Video Repertoire Exams

Repertoire exams have been temporarily introduced in 2020 (video exams only) in the following syllabuses:

  • Preliminary to Grade 8 CPM Keyboard
  • Advancing Step 1 to 4 CPM Bass, Guitar, Drum Kit and Vocals

Repertoire exams provide an option for candidates to present for an AMEB assessment with repertoire (Set Works, Free Choice and Creative…

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AMEB (NSW) 2019 Teaching Awards
 21-05-2020
Sarah Chen receiving her award from Simone Whetton(
Pictured: Sarah Chen, winner of Most outstanding private teacher Preliminary to Grade 4 - Keyboard, winner of Most outstanding private teacher Grade 5 to Certificate -…
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Changes this year
G7 Speech & Performance Theory now online
 22-04-2020

Enrolments can now be submitted via AMEB Connect, just the same as practical exams. Candidates can choose to activate their exam on any day and at any time that is convenient to sit this exam, whether this is right away, or up to twelve months from the day of enrolling.

Once it is activated, the candidate must complete the exam with a supervisor they nominate, under normal exam conditions and in one continuous sitting.…

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Repertoire option for Leisure syllabuses
 16-04-2020

‘For Leisure’ subjects now offered as Video Repertoire Exams

Repertoire exams have been temporarily introduced in 2020 (video exams only) for Preliminary to Grade 8 in the following syllabuses:

  • Piano for Leisure
  • Singing for Leisure
  • Saxophone for Leisure

The Repertoire format does not require the presentation of any technical work, aural tests, sight reading or general knowledge…

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Changes this year
Video exams available in 2020
 15-04-2020

Video Repertoire Exams are available in 2020 to provide students with an exciting new performing arts goal to work toward during their COVID-19 isolation at home.

Students can enrol for a Video Repertoire Exam via AMEB Connect between 20 April and 25 May 2020. Details and uploading instructions are available here.