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Erratum: 2020 Examination Handbook

Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Please note that the Australian edition of the 2020 Examination Handbook and Information which was emailed to all teachers in December included an error on page 15: on the last line of text (beginning "Direct deposit..."), the final digit of the ANZCA bank account number was omitted. The correct account number is: 157675638 You can download a corrected copy of the Handbook by clicking here (http://www.anzca.com.au/CampaignProcess.aspx?A=Link&VID=11194431&KID=116078& ..

Now Available: "Mandolin – Preliminary & Grade One"

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

ANZCA's first grade book for Mandolin, written by examiner, teacher and composer Darryl Barron, is available now! Covering Preliminary and Grade One, this book follows the style of our Modern Guitar and Modern Bass books, with 12 solos per grade giving the choice of four pieces per exam List. Comprising a combination of original pieces, classical melodies and well-known folk songs, 16 of the pieces also include a teacher's guitar accompaniment part written by Michelle Nelson. This bo ..

I Play Ukulele 2 Videos

Thursday, July 04, 2019

Videos of the pieces from I Play Ukulele Book 2 are now on ANZCA's YouTube channel (https://www.youtube.com/user/ANZCALimited). Co-author and composer John Murray performs the pieces in close-up and with multiple parts in split screens, making these videos a fantastic tool for learning each song and developing your technique. ..

Music Theory – Pathway to Grade Five

Thursday, June 13, 2019

Our latest theory tutor book, Pathway to Grade Five by Robert Keane, is now available from our online store (http://www.anzca.com.au/Publications/Theory/music-theory-pathway-to-grade-five) or through your country's Representative (/contact_us). Maintaining the comprehensive yet accessible style of the Grade Four volume, this book covers all aspects of the Grade Five theory syllabus, including two-part writing, melodic decoration and more, and tests your knowledge with four complete practice  ..

Modern Bass – Grade Three

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

We are delighted to announce that the third book in ANZCA’s Modern Bass series is now available: Modern Bass – Grade Three by performer, educator and examiner Darryl Barron. As in the previous books in the series, Grade Three covers a wide range of contemporary styles and modern bass techniques, including slap/pop and the use of harmonics. General Knowledge and Performance Notes are included for each solo, and a comprehensive Glossary explains the signs, terms and styles used ..

Online Exam Entries Now Available

Thursday, February 28, 2019

Exam entries for Australia and New Zealand can now be submitted online via new links on our Exam Entry – Australia (http://www.anzca.com.au/australia) and New Zealand (http://www.anzca.com.au/new_zealand) pages of this website. Using a format based on our standard paper entry forms, teachers can enter multiple candidates for any ANZCA subject. Fees are automatically calculated, and each entry can be invoiced either to the teacher or directly to the individual student. Please no ..

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. ..