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Time to clean up your YouTube account
 04-04-2022

AMEB (NSW) recommends that all enrollers using YouTube should review their account from time to time and remove old videos that are no longer required.

  • All videos from previous years should be removed.
  • Please do not delete videos uploaded in the current year until the end of December, as stated in the Guidelines on the
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Changes this year
No ID needed for Grade 8 Video exams
 04-04-2022

AMEB (NSW) required all videos to be uploaded to YouTube with an Unlisted privacy setting to protect the candidate’s privacy. Child welfare and online safety has always been a priority of AMEB (NSW) so we will always evolve our processes to support child online protection policies.

In recent weeks YouTube has changed the enforcement of their Child safety policy to disallow presentation of photo ID on all videos uploaded to…

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Details make the difference
 22-03-2022

regulations detail

Teachers who consistently receive impressive exam results are more than just talented music makers with excellent communication skills – they are also meticulous when it comes to detail.…

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Vale Ruth Fitzgerald
 21-03-2022

Ruth Fitzgerald (Richardson)

Ruth Richardson

11/12/1930 – 13/1/2022

Ruth Fitzgerald (nee Richardson) loved to play the piano. At 8 years old Ruth began piano lessons and after leaving school she…

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Guaranteed exam option
 07-03-2022

Video Repertoire exams will remain the only guaranteed exam option in 2022 for most subjects. Teachers should make themselves aware of the requirements for Repertoire exams and ensure that their students are prepared to sit for a Video Repertoire exam, if necessary.

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Changes this year
New Horn syllabus
 17-01-2022

A new Horn (French Horn) syllabus is available for examination from 2022.

New publications are available to use in conjunction with the syllabus:

  • Series 2 Grade books for Preliminary to Grade 4
  • Recorded accompaniments for Series 2 accompanied works for Preliminary to Grade 3
  • Horn Technical Work & Orchestral Excerpts (2021)
  • Horn Sight Reading & Transposition (2021)
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Notice of Withdrawal - face to face Theory grade exams
 17-01-2022

2022 will be the last year that Theory of Music grades 1 to 6 will be available as face-to-face exams, however they will continue to be available as online exams.

 

 

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News for Trumpet teachers
 17-01-2022

Trumpet series 2The 2019 syllabus for Trumpet is no longer examinable. Only the syllabus as per the 2022 Manual of Syllabuses is available for examination.

Features of the new Trumpet syllabus are:

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Revised Trombone and Euphonium syllabuses
 17-01-2022

Revised syllabuses for Trombone, Bass Trombone and Euphonium are available for examination in 2022.

New publications will be available from late January 2022 to use in conjunction with the recently released Trombone & Euphonium Technical Work & Orchestral Excerpts:

  • Series 2 Grade books for Preliminary to Grade 4
  • Trombone & Euphonium Sight Reading (2021)

These publications can…

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New Violin syllabus
 17-01-2022

A new Violin syllabus is available for examination from 2022.

New publications are available to use in conjunction with the syllabus:

  • Series 10 Grade books for Preliminary to Grade 7
  • Recorded accompaniments for Series 10 accompanied works for Preliminary to Grade 3
  • Violin Technical Workbook (2021) and Violin Sight Reading (2021)
  • Series 10 Handbooks for Preliminary to Grade 7
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