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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.


Dangerous Reading

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Guest Feature by Dr Robert Keane Pianists beware! Reading can be bad for you. Reading words, that is, not music. On the Easter weekend, I read four textbooks I had saved up at school, and I enjoyed reading throughout Good Friday, Easter Saturday and Easter Sunday, with appropriate breaks. However, I did not realise that my right elbow was positioned in the same place on the arm of my chair and was causing me harm. No indication of this harm was evident till several days later wh ..

Guitar Fellowship Performer Concert

Friday, May 06, 2016

Please join us for the public Fellowship Performer Diploma (F.Dip.A.) examination concert of guitarist Brendan Hains. Where: Lakeview Auditorium, Lakeview Senior College, cnr. Caroline Springs Boulevard and College Street, Caroline Springs (Vic.). When: Sunday, 19th of June, 2:00pm Tickets: $20 adult, $10 concession, $5 child. Online ticket sales available at: http://www.ticketebo.com.au/…/brendan-hains-plays-the-guita… (http://www.ticketebo.c ..

Sight-Reading: Why Bother With It?

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Guest Feature by Michelle Nelson In late 2015, the online journal The Conversation (https://theconversation.com/au) published a thought-provoking article Musical Literacy: a skill of some note(s) (https://theconversation.com/musical-literacy-a-skill-of-some-note-s-48575) by Australian music academic Dr Peter Tregear (currently Teaching Fellow, Royal Holloway University of London). The author discusses music notation and its dwindling role in the transmission of contemporary music in the ..





ANZCA Conference 2016

ANZCA will hold its 2nd Biennial ANZCA Teacher Conference from Friday September 30 (registration from 5pm) until Monday October 3 (12pm close) at the Australian National University in Canberra.

More details will be posted in coming weeks.

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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