Australian Society for Music Education

The Australian Society for Music Education exists to encourage and advance music education at all levels as an integral part of general education and community life, and as a profession within the broad field of music.

Our Aims

  • to support the right of every person in Australia to access a quality music education
  • to promote continuous, sequential and developmental music education experiences
  • to foster the development and extension of professional knowledge and skills in music education
  • to seek to improve the status of music education in all learning contexts
  • to provide opportunities for the exchange of ideas and research
  • to encourage Australian music and composers
  • to promote the rich diversity of musical traditions within Australia
  • to encourage the use of emerging technologies in music education
  • to recognise and encourage innovative pedagogies in music education