Joondalup Eisteddfod Winners' Concert 2014

Wednesday, 5 November 2014

The 2014 Joondalup Eisteddfod took place over four weekends in August at RNDM Performing Arts Centre, Sacred Heart College. Over 1600 performers took part across 82 sections. The Eisteddfod culminated in a winners' concert, held Saturday 6 September - a very enjoyable and varied program showcasing some of the talented musicians involved in the competition.

Play Through of AMEB's new percussion syllabus

Saturday, 10 May 2014

In response to the growing popularity of percussive arts and the increasing number of performance opportunities, AMEB has developed a brand new percussion syllabus covering Preliminary to Licentiate of Music Australia. Join us for a play through by David Montgomery, syllabus consultant and eminent Australian composer and performer.

New AMEB Double Bass Syllabus Webinars and Play Throughs

Saturday, 10 May 2014

Kees Boersma and Sylvia Hosking present AMEB's new Double Bass Syllabus webinars.

Awards Ceremony 2013 – 2014

Monday, 17 March 2014

On 6 March, the 99th Annual AMEB Awards Ceremony was held in the Octagon Theatre at The University of Western Australia. The ceremony began with a concert which showcased the talents of a range of Diplomates and special Award Winners from 2013. After the concert, awardees were acknowledged with Certificates of Excellence, Diplomas and Special Awards.

Claire McGlew, Associate Professor Nicholas Bannan and Swanee

UWA's first blind music teacher - and her dog - to graduate

Monday, 17 March 2014

When Claire McGlew graduates as a music teacher from The University of Western Australia on Tuesday 1 April she will be the first blind person to do so.  And her guide dog, Swanee, will be right beside her when she does because he has been with her throughout her studies at UWA.

Top result for Andy Wang in WACE music exam

Thursday, 13 March 2014

Andy Wang, piano student of Yoon Sen Lee and AMEB LMusA diplomate, achieved 100% in his WACE music exam at the end of 2013, receiving a Special Course Award and Special Certificate of Distinction from the School Curriculum and Standards Authority.

New York accolades for Jasmine Farghaly

Thursday, 13 March 2014

Jasmine Farghaly won the gold medal at the recent 2014 International Young Gifted Musicians Festival "Passion of Music 2014" in New York and has been invited to perform at New York's Carnegie Hall on 30 March at the winners' concert. She also won a second prize at the American Protege International Piano and Strings Competition in New York where there were over 520 competitors.

Minami Uemoto receives scholarship for ensemble performance and soloist skills

Monday, 17 February 2014

Talented young musician Minami Uemoto has been awarded the Daniel Girling and John Down Music Scholarship for 2013.

Top 10 practice tips for 2014

Friday, 24 January 2014

After enjoying a relaxing holiday season it can be hard to drag your feet (or more likely your fingers!) back to your instrument and to your practice routine. To help get you back into the spirit of things, we've collected a list of helpful practice tips to streamline your practice while adding efficiency and, dare we say, even some fun.

Celebrating success: Ritchell Lim

Friday, 24 January 2014

With a passion for singing and playing the piano, Perth teenager Ritchell Lim has overcome the barriers of blindness to complete a Grade 8 Piano exam with High Distinction and receive a prestigious scholarship allowing her to continue her music education.

Laureate Prize for Shuan Hern Lee in Ukraine

Monday, 9 December 2013

Shuan Hern Lee, one of our talented AMEB candidates, has achieved further success, winning the US$5000 Laureate prize (Outstanding and Greatest Achievement Prize) at the Sberbank Debut International Music Competition and Festival in Ukraine in November. His father, AMEB examiner Yoon Sen Lee, received the US$1000 Best Teacher Award.

AMEB candidates finalists in VOSE Competition

Monday, 4 November 2013

UWA music students and AMEB candidates Riley Skevington, Ben Pallagi and Alessandro Pittorino were selected for the VOSE competition finals and performed the first movement of their chosen concerto with the UWA Orchestra in the ‘Artistry! Culmination' concert held on Saturday 19 October 2013 in the Winthrop Hall.

Shuan Hern Lee wins first prize at Astana international Piano Competition.

Shuan Hern Lee wins first prize at Astana International Piano Competition

Wednesday, 17 July 2013

Shuan Hern Lee, son of respected WA AMEB examiner and teacher, Yoon Sen Lee, won first prize at the Astana Piano Passion International Piano Competition in Astana, Kazakhstan in May in the aged 10 and under category. 

New AMEB Flute Syllabus

2013 New syllabus releases

Monday, 27 May 2013

The Australian Music Examinations Board (AMEB) is pleased to announce the release of the new Flute Syllabus in 2013 now available for examination in all States.

William Huxtable performing at the Award's Night

Awards Ceremony 2012-13

Monday, 27 May 2013


The evening began with a wonderful concert which highlighted the talents of some gifted young Western Australian musicians and speech performers.  All gave outstanding technical, entertaining and musical (in the case of the instruments) performances.