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June McLean: ANZCA's New Patron

Tuesday, June 06, 2017

By Barry Archibald, ANZCA Chairperson At the Annual General Meeting of ANZCA's Board of Directors in May, directors were unanimous in their decision to offer the position of Patron to June McLean, in recognition of her long-term leadership, commitment to advancing ANZCA's interests in Australia and elsewhere, and the dedicated service she gave to the organisation as one of its founding directors. The Board of Directors is delighted that June has accepted the offer, being only the second  ..

2017 Graduation Ceremony and Concert

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

The ANZCA Graduation Ceremony and Concert was once again a great success this year, with brilliant performances showcasing the hard work and dedication of the Graduates. For a description and photos of the afternoon's event, plus a full list of all Graduates, see the Graduation (http://www.anzca.com.au/graduation) page (under the News/Events tab above). ..

Jazz Syllabus - Coming Soon

Thursday, March 16, 2017

ANZCA Music Examinations is thrilled to announce the release in mid-2017 of an exciting new Jazz Syllabus for Wind and Brass, with 80 pieces written exclusively for ANZCA by world famous composer, arranger, educationalist and producer Christopher Norton. Consisting of five levels from beginner to advanced, each book will also feature performance advice by ANZCA Board Director Doug McGregor. (/PDF Ads and Flyers/Jazz Syllabus flyer 01.pdf)  ..

Monash University Prize Awarded

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Monash University Arts has announced Lily Tait as the winner of the 2016 ANZCA Music Prize. ANZCA extends its congratulations to Lily, whose prize-winning work "Nikki" (for cello and piano) is dedicated to cellist Nikki Edgar. For more information on all ANZCA's University Prizes, click here (/university-prizes) or see the link under the News/Events tab at the top of the page. ..

2017 ANZCA Handbook Now Available!

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

The 2017 ANZCA Examination Handbook and Information 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. For a printed copy of this manual, please contact the ANZCA office (within Australia) or your region's Representative (/contact_us). ..

2016 Theory Scholarship Winners

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Congratulations to the winners of ANZCA's 2016 Theory Scholarships – and their hard-working teachers! To see the full list of winners and photos of some of these students and their teachers, go the the Theory Scholarships (/theory_scholarships) page. ..

ANZCA International Music Conference 2016

Thursday, October 13, 2016

ANZCA Chairperson Barry Archibald gives a recounts the highlights of this highly-successful event on the Conference (/conference) page, including a photo gallery. ..

Guitar Fellowship Performer Concert

Friday, July 08, 2016

Congratulations to Brendan Hains, who achieved his Fellowship Performer Diploma (F.Dip.A.) in Modern Guitar on June 19th. Before a large audience at the Lakeview Auditorium in Caroline Springs (Vic.), Brendan gave a very entertaining concert showcasing his skills with a range of guitar types and musical styles. Brendan was supported by an impressive group of talented musicians including Valentino (flamenco guitar), Jeremy Alsop (bass), Julien Wilson (saxophone ..

Pathway to Grade Three now available!

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Music Theory – Pathway to Grade Three by June McLean is now available from our online shop (/Publications/Theory). ..

ANZCA Violin Syllabus 2015-17

Tuesday, March 08, 2016

A new edition of ANZCA's Violin Syllabus is now available for purchase (http://www.anzca.com.au/Publications/syllabuses/violin-syllabus) as a hard copy, or as a free PDF download (/anzca_syllabuses). This edition features revised exam Lists across all grades, and a single, simplified Technical Work regime based on Ted Pople's Essential Technique for Violin (http://www.anzca.com.au/Publications/technical_work/essential_technique_for_violin). Also included are the Violin Performance cr ..