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Changes this year
Trumpet Grades 5 and 6
 23-11-2022

 

Available for the first time, AMEB Trumpet Series 2 Grades 5 & 6 provides ample technical and skill-building options for developing trumpet players through repertoire.  
New orchestral excerpts have been chosen to expand the current repertoire lists, which will cover a range of styles and transpositions. Ensemble playing and practice opportunities are also encouraged through the inclusion of duets. The repertoire…

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Important info for your 2023 exams
 23-11-2022

If you plan to enrol for:

  • Repertoire exams (face-to-face or video)
  • Piano
  • Piano for Leisure
  • Violin

please…

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Clarinet additional works
 23-11-2022

The Level 3 (Associate and Licentiate) Manual lists have been refreshed with additional works and some existing work listings have been altered to suit diploma program timing requirements. The requirements for Level 3 (Associate and Licentiate) have also been revised. The timing for Level 3 (Associate and Licentiate) exams has been amended to make it consistent with other woodwind instruments.

From 2023:

  • the…
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Flute Series 4
 23-11-2022

 

The Flute Series 4 grade books for Preliminary to Grade 4 provide teaching and learning opportunities for beginner flautists.

Repertoire in this latest publication has been researched and curated by the acclaimed Australian Flautist and educator Jocelyn Fazzone. It contains a broad and diverse range of repertoire styles, including pieces by Australian and female composers and arrangers, and an AMEB-commissioned…

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AMEB Written subjects explained
 23-11-2022

 

The AMEB Theory of Music, Musicianship and Music Craft syllabuses provide different approaches for theoretical learning. Find out more about why students should sit for an online written exam and which…

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Oboe additional works
 23-11-2022

The Manual lists for the Oboe syllabus for Grades 6, 7 and 8 have been refreshed, and additional works will be available to choose from for examination from 2023.

There has also been a refreshment of the Level 3 (Associate and Licentiate) Manual lists with works added and some existing work listings altered. For a full list of changes, see the Oboe syllabus in the 2023 Manual of syllabuses or the 2023 digital download.…

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Playing music together
 23-11-2022

 

We have returned to usual exam protocols and can once again enjoy the experience of making music with others.

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2021 Teaching Honour Roll
 08-07-2022

During 2021, exams throughout NSW and the ACT were again disrupted at various times due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Government-enforced lockdowns were experienced in many regions during the year which meant that teachers and their students had to change their usual approach to lessons and their exams. Teachers had varying levels of access to conduct online lessons via Skype and Zoom and in many cases, exams were unavoidably cancelled…

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2022 Diploma Presentation Ceremony
 08-07-2022

AMEB (NSW) held their annual Conferring of Diplomas Ceremony a little later than usual this year, on Sunday 19 June 2022 at UNSW, Kensington. It marked a welcome return to our usual celebration of Diploma achievement after two years of disruption due to COVID-19.

A seven-piece jazz group from Scots College (“Impulse!”) provided us with a festive arrival for our diplomates and their families outside the recently renovated…

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Diploma Preparation Workshop July 2022
 08-07-2022

On Saturday 2 July 2022 at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music, Emeritus Professor David Lockett AM, the AMEB Federal Chief Examiner, presented an informative workshop to an audience of AMEB teachers and students of all instruments preparing for Associate and Licentiate Diploma exams.

During this three hour workshop, Professor Lockett provided his perspectives on preparation for Diploma level performance not only as an…

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