AMEB (NSW) has updated the practical Speech & Drama syllabuses. Candidates can choose from:
Speech and Performance Theory exams for Grades 1, 5, 6 and 7 are now available online.
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.
New set works will be introduced from 2020 for:
From 1 January 2021 the CPM syllabuses are no longer available for examination.
AMEB has partnered with Rockschool to offer AMEB Rockschool exams. Learn more about the Rockschool examination format.
From 1 January 2021 the Drama and Performance syllabuses is no longer available for examination. This has been replaced by the Speech and Performance syllabus. Learn more about the different Speech and Drama examination syllabuses.
Due to the disruption caused by COVID-19, AMEB has decided to postpone the withdrawal of the 2018 Piano syllabus by one year. Teachers and candidates can continue to prepare according to the Old (2018) Piano syllabus for exams in 2020 and 2021. Read more.
The new AMEB Technical Workbooks, Level 1 and Level 2 are necessary for students who have enrolled in the New Comprehensive Piano grade exams. The old (2008) AMEB Technical Workbook is required for students who have enrolled in the Old Comprehensive piano grade exams. Please click here for clarification.
Please note the following:
The Fellowship in Music Australia (FMusA) is the highest and most prestigious award offered by AMEB. From 2020, there is a new process to apply for the Fellowship exam. Read more.
Video Repertoire Exams were introduced in 2020 to provide students with an exciting new performing arts goal to work toward.