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Exam Dates for 2021
 02-03-2021
Video Repertoire Exams
Video Exams - First Session 20 (Video Repertoire Exams only)

Video Repertoire Exams will be available in 2021. The exam session will commence earlier than our usual face-to-face Metro First Session exam period.

  • 27 January 2021 – Enrolments open via…
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2021 Diploma Presentation Ceremony
 27-01-2021
A message from the AMEB (NSW) regarding the Diploma Presentation Ceremony in 2021

AMEB (NSW) continues to act in accordance with official advice from health authorities NSW Health and the Australian Government Department of Health in relation to coronavirus (COVID-19). Our number one priority is the health and wellbeing of AMEB candidates, accompanists, examiners, and administrative personnel.
 
The NSW…

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2020 Teacher Awards
 21-01-2021

At the start of the year, AMEB (NSW) is usually busy tallying the results of all our teachers and enrollers so that we can calculate the winners of the Teaching Awards.

The COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent government policy had a huge impact on teachers, students, and their families in 2020.

Please…

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Changes this year
Online Exam System Updates
 10-01-2021

Annual maintenance of the AMEB online exam and course system is scheduled to occur from 12.30am on Friday 15 January until 9.00am Monday 18 January 2021. Changes include an update to the system to support new functionality and make improvements to data management and security. Please note that AMEB online exams and courses will be unavailable for use during the 3-day annual maintenance period.

Specific improvements include…

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Changes this year
New Accordion syllabus
 10-12-2020

A new Accordion syllabus is available for examination from 2021. This revised syllabus 2021 Accordion Syllabus is available as a digital download and has a refreshed Manual List.

The old syllabus as published in the 2019 Accordion Syllabus will be available for examination in 2021 and 2022, and will be withdrawn from 1 January 2023.

 

Changes this year
New Harp syllabus
 10-12-2020

A new Harp syllabus is available for examination from 2021. This syllabus caters for candidates on both Lever and Pedal harp.

For the first time, publications are available to use in conjunction with the syllabus:

  • Grade books for Preliminary to Grade 4
  • Technical Workbook for both Level 1 (Preliminary to Grade 4) and Level 2 (Grade 5 to Grade 8)
  • Sight Reading

These publications…

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Changes this year
New Lower Brass syllabus - Trombone, Bass Trombone, Tuba and Euphonium
 10-12-2020

Trombone, Bass Trombone and Euphonium

A revised syllabus is now available which includes:

  • new Preliminary grade
  • new Technical Workbook for Trombone & Euphonium. This Technical Workbook also contains orchestral excerpts.

Tuba

A revised syllabus is now available which includes:

  • new Preliminary grade
  • new Technical Workbook for Tuba. This Technical…
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Changes this year
Notices of examinations online
 18-08-2020

Notices of Examination Letters will no longer be posted. Enrollers should watch for email notification of exam dates, which will be sent as soon as exams are scheduled. Notices must be downloaded and printed by logging into AMEB Connect or can be emailed directly to students.

You will need to download the Notice of Examination from AMEB Connect to print at home, write in the pieces you are playing and bring with you to your…

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Video exams – dipping your toe in the great unknown!
 21-07-2020

AMEB (NSW) contacted a handful of people who have already experienced the new Video Repertoire exam from a variety of perspectives. Our panel of respondents included a private studio piano teacher, a music school that teaches singing and musical theatre, an AMEB (NSW) examiner who has both examined and prepared his own candidates for AMEB Video Repertoire exams, and a multi-instrumentalist school music teacher who has enrolled…

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Changes this year
Grade 1 Speech & Performance Theory now online
 22-04-2020

Speech and Performance Theory exams for Grade 1 are now available online, as well as the existing Grade 7 online exam.

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…

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