ASME is pleased to announce that the ASME XXIIIrd National Conference is to be held in Hobart in 2021. The dates are: Wednesday September 29, Thursday September 30 and Friday October 1st, 2021. Further details, including the conference website, will be released early in 2020. Wendy Ross (National Secretary) is the conference convenor. A Conference Organising Committee is […]
Inaugural ASME Indigenous Teacher Award presented, October 2019 The ASME XXIInd National Conference in Perth saw the inaugural ASME Indigenous Teacher Award presented to highly acclaimed singer-songwriter Shellie Morris, from the Northern Territory. In ASME Update (published in December, 2019) Shellie says: “I’ve worked in more than 70 remote Australian communities in my career, I’ve learnt […]
VALE RICHARD GILL – AO ASME and the broader Music Education community pay tribute to Richard Gill AO who was born on November 4, 1941 and died at his home on Sunday 28 October, 2018 after a year-long battle with cancer. Richard was a champion of Australian music education and wanted all students to have […]
ASME congratulates the many fine artists, educators, composers, and contributors to the music world who were nominated for these inaugural awards. Winners included Dr Anita Collins, the first recipient of the Educator Award, along with Deborah Cheetham OA, who was a keynote presenter at last year’s National ASME conference in Melbourne. Please visit the site here to see the […]
National Advocates for Arts Education – Submission to the Federal Government – Innovation and Creativity
Please follow the link below and to read submission (No.82) from the National Advocates for Arts Education, of which ASME is a Member. This is also published on the NAAE Facebook site. http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Committees/House/Employment_Education_and_Training/Innovationandcreativity/Submissions
Fantastic new “Performance Anxiety Resource Booklet” created and available for teachers and musicians! Link for FREE download here.
Dr Alison Daubney, PhD has recently written to ASME sharing this excellent resource. Dear Australian Music Educators, I am writing to you about a new, freely available publication on performance anxiety that was recently published in the U.K. by the Incorporated Society of Musicians, a subject association with around 8,000 members. I am writing to because I think […]
Maiden Voyage Song Cycle – Composer Lorraine Milne Teaching Resource Kit – developed and written by Julie Montague Funded by MGSE and ASME – Distributed by the AMC On Monday evening May the 23rd, the new resource kit to accompany Australian Composer, Lorraine Milne’s Song Cycle – Maiden Voyage was officially released at the Melbourne […]
Here it is. The full version of the Keynote address by Richard Gill at the recent 2015 National Conference in Adelaide. A great video to watch. A must for all music education advocates. A big thank you to Richard for allowing us to share this and to Keith Huxtable at Music EDnet for making this […]
Richard Gill presents the 17th Peggy Glanville-Hicks Address – Advocating for ASME as the Umbrella Organisation
Richard Gill presented the 17th Annual Peggy Glanville-Hicks Address last Monday October 26 in Sydney at the Conservatorium and also in Melbourne last Friday October 30 in Federation Square. His address challenges us to consider the current state of play with the composition and performance of new music, combined with the need to be unified in […]
Following on from our previous posts since the National Conference in Adelaide, this great research link shares a study undertaken by Professor Graham Welch who was a keynote presenter and Professor Margaret Barrett, who has been ASME National President and ISME World President. Please enjoy this article and share the link with friends and colleagues.