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Exam Dates for 2021
 21-10-2020
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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AMEB Grade 4 Theory books
 23-09-2020

AMEB will be releasing the Theory of Music Integrated Course and Workbook Grade 4 in November. This new publication is the next book in the series of AMEB Theory publications for Grades 1, 2 and 3 which were released last year.

The book is written by AMEB’s Theory Specialist Andrew Raiskums and covers all of the material in the AMEB Grade 4 Theory of Music syllabus.

Pre-order your copy from the AMEB (NSW) Online Shop…

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Changes this year
Notices of examinations online
 18-08-2020

Notices of Examination Letters will not be posted to enrollers in this COVID-19 year. 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…

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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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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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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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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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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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