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Welcome to ANZCA Music Examinations

Drive for innovation is at the heart of our examination system – as is our commitment to aid and encourage the ongoing development of music, its students and its teachers. A non-profit examining body of the performing arts, we use innovative thinking to make the entire examination process more exciting and rewarding for students and teachers.


Modern Bass Grade Two – Now Available!

Monday, March 05, 2018

The second book in our Modern Bass series of grade books is now available. Featuring 12 new compositions and arrangements bu Darryl Barron, Modern Bass Grade Two also includes performance notes for each piece, and a glossary of musical signs and terms used in the book. To order, go to the Modern Bass section of our online shop (or click on the image under Featured Publications, below), or call the ANZCA office on 03 9434 7640, or contact your country's representative (/contact_us). ..

New Guitar Studies book by Michelle Nelson

Friday, February 02, 2018

With the release of the 2018-20 Guitar/Bass/Mandolin syllabus, we have received a number of enquiries regarding Michelle Nelson's new book, "Twenty-five Studies for Classic Electric Guitar". This book is currently being prepared, and is expected to be available in the second quarter of 2018. Keep an eye on this site and ANZCA's Facebook page for more details. ..

2018–20 Syllabuses

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Pianoforte and Pianoforte Duet are now available and can be downloaded in PDF format free of charge from the Syllabus (/anzca_syllabuses) page or purchased from our Shop (/Publications/syllabuses), along with Drum Kit and Guitar/Bass/Mandolin. Alternatively, you can order from the ANZCA office by phone or email, or through your country's representative; see the Contact (/contact_us) page for details. Other syllabuses will be released over the coming weeks. ..





Christopher Norton Tour 2018

As part of his 2018 Australian Tour, Christopher Norton will join with ANZCA Director Doug McGregor in launching our Jazz Syllabus in a series of FREE events.

For more information, click on the following links:
Brisbane – Sunday, 15th of April
Sydney – Monday, 16th of April
Melbourne – Saturday, 21st of April

Exam Closing Dates 2018

2018 exam entries close on the following dates:

• Series 1 – Practical and Written  12th March
• Series 2 – Practical only  28th May
• Series 3 – Practical and Written  30th July

For more information, see the 2018 Examination Handbook and Information, available in PDF format through the Region buttons above or in print from the ANZCA office and national Representatives.

• Series 1 – Practical and Written  13th March

About Us

Since 1982, ANZCA Music Examinations has been renowned for its innovative, flexible and exciting music examination system. Throughout Australia, New Zealand and South-East Asia, ANZCA offers creative exam syllabuses to appeal to all contemporary musicians.

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