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AMEB 2020 Open Days

Held on the 28th Mar 2020


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Add to Calendar 2020-03-28 09:00:00 ---------- --:--:-- Australia/Sydney AMEB 2020 Open Days Want to find out more about AMEB? Have you heard the latest of what's on offer? Online
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Want to find out more about AMEB? Have you heard the latest of what's on offer?


  • Alyson Locke

JOIN US! To join the webinar please simply click this link at the appointed time:

Waiting room will open at 9:45am for a 10:00am start. Can't make the beginning? That's fine - the link will let you in at any time during the webinar.

UPDATED 26/3/2020

Due to recent COVID-19 developments the Open Day will still go ahead as a FREE WEBINAR on Saturday 28 March, with replay options available. Please continue to register for the event so that we can keep you updated. Please see the revised schedule below and visit our Facebook event for Webinar access information.

Want to find out more about AMEB? Have you heard the latest of what's on offer? Ever wish you could ask an Examiner something? Do you want to gain some tips for your teaching? Do you want to win stuff? You need to be here!

AMEB will present two Open Days to offer an insight into our inner workings, and as PD opportunities for teachers. Both sessions will include the same content, however Hobart also offers the opportunity to tour the new UTAS Conservatorium (Hedberg). Please see below for individual timetables.

We have some fabulous presenters including Sean Priest (trumpet), Rob Dugdale (AMEB Federal COO), and special guest speaker, Alyson Locke. You'll have the chance to ask questions of each speaker after their presentation.

These sessions are FREE but registration is essential.

Register Here


Alyson's music career over the past 26 years has encompassed a mixture of instrumental teaching, live performance, recording, songwriting and music examining. She has more than 18 years of expertise and knowledge of the Rockschool London Examination Syllabuses and is currently the Lead Senior Examiner (and Examiner Trainer) for Rockschool London in Australia and New Zealand (offered through the AMEB). Alyson has examined numerous candidates via live performance and video exams through a multitude of exam tours spanning Australia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom. Alyson has performed in a number of bands during her music career and has played alongside musicians such as Pete Murray, Jenny Morris, Bachelor Girl, James Burton (Elvis Presley's guitarist), The Lemonheads and Eskimo Joe. In addition, she has broad experience in music composition (song-writing and instrumental) as well as mixing, mastering and production.


Webinar will presented via Zoom - link and how to join will soon be available via the Facebook event.

9:45am Webinar Opens
Join us, get settled and check your audio in our "waiting room".
10:00am Welcome and AMEB Updates
COVID-19 responses, Plans for 2020 Exams, New syllabuses (recently launched and in development), Upcoming opportunities, and what you might have missed.
10:30am Online Theory with Robert Dugdale
How online theory works, what exams are available, developments on their way, online learning opportunities, and resources available.
11:15am Break
We'll take a brief intermission so you can stretch and top up your cuppa.
11:30am Tradition Meets Today
Federal Senior Rockschool Examiner, Alyson Locke, will present this session about integrating classical and contemporary in the classroom. This is absolutely not to be missed!
12:30pm Examiner Panel Q&A
This is your chance to ask questions of our Examiners, who will cover a range of syllabuses and specialty areas.
1:15pmFinal Questions
Anything we overlooked? It's your chance to ask!
1:30pm End of day and thanks for coming.
 One-On-Ones with Alyson
Book an individual chat with Alyson to talk through your personal questions. One-on-ones will be a minimum of 15 minutes.
We're still working out how best to provide this opportunity, either via webinar chat rooms on the side, or at a later time - watch this space!        

Register for Open Day Here