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New Guitar Studies Book

Thursday, August 23, 2018

ANZCA is proud to announce the release of Twenty-five Studies for Classic Electric Guitar by composer, author and examiner Michelle Nelson. (/images/Michelle with 25SCEG 01 (w400).jpg)An inspiring set of composed studies that are both challenging and entertaining, these idiomatic works explore the techniques that create classic electric guitar style. Covering the entire range of the instrument, these works span the levels from Grade Five to Licentiate Performer Diploma. All studies are ..

Jazz Syllabus Level 2

Wednesday, August 01, 2018

We're proud to announce that Level 2 Jazz Syllabus books are now available for alto and tenor sax, clarinet, flute, trumpet, trombone and piano. As in Level 1, each book includes 16 purpose-written works by renowned composer and educator Christopher Norton, with performance advice by ANZCA Board Director Doug McGregor. For more information or to order, click on Shop>Jazz Syllabus>Level 2 from the menu above - and don't forget to check out the backing tracks under Support>Jazz Syllab ..

"Drum Kit Fills" – the New Drum Series by Mark Murphy

Friday, June 15, 2018

Mark Murphy's new book series Drum Kit Fills is now available through the Drum Books (http://www.anzca.com.au/Publications/drum_books) page of our online shop, or from the ANZCA office and music stores. The Drum Kit Fills series contains three books designed to develop the ability to play fills around the drum kit. It provides an in-depth study of a variety of fills, including 8th note, 16th note, flam, triplet, 32nd note, double bass drum, linear fills and many more. Each volume gra ..

Jazz Syllabus Level 2 Backing Tracks

Monday, May 07, 2018

The backing tracks for Level 2 of the Jazz Syllabus are now available for listening or download. Just click on "Jazz Syllabus" under the Support tab above and follow the link. ..

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. ..

2018 Examination Handbook and Information

Wednesday, December 06, 2017

The ANZCA Examination Handbook and Information 2018 booklet is now available as a PDF download from each region's page (Australia/New Zealand/Asia) under the Exam Entry tab above, or the region buttons on the right of the Home page. Printed copies will be posted to all ANZCA subscribers and active teachers in mid-December. If you do not receive your copy, please contact the ANZCA office (within Australia) or your region's Representative (https://anzca.worldsecuresystems.com/contact_us). ..

Jazz Syllabus Level 1 – Now Available

Monday, November 13, 2017

The first level of ANZCA's new Jazz Syllabus series is now available from our online shop. Featuring 16 new compositions by Christopher Norton and performance advice by Doug McGregor, Level 1 is available in printed form for Alto Sax, Tenor Sax, Clarinet, Trumpet and Piano, and as a digital download for Flute and Trombone. Free backing tracks are available from the Jazz Syllabus page under the Support tab in the menu above. ..

New Queensland Representative

Wednesday, August 02, 2017

ANZCA's Board of Directors and Management is delighted to announce the appointment of Cynthia Delaney to the position of Queensland Representative. Cynthia is already known to many of you, having had a long and productive association with ANZCA as our local representative in the Mackay/Whitsunday area for many years. Although Cynthia resides outside the Brisbane metropolitan area, she is known to Brisbane teachers and also in many other regions of Queensland. Cynthia's contact detai ..