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ASME NSW State Conference: Postponed

Dear ASME Members and friends, The ASME NSW Committee have made the difficult decision to postpone the upcoming state conference due to uncertainty around the COVID-19 virus. We are planning to hold the event later in the year. Attendees who have already paid can choose to have a full refund, or to have the money […]

ASME NSW 2020 Conference

ASME NSW are excited to announce that we are hosting a 2-day NSW Music Education Conference on 28-29 March 2020, with the theme Tradition meets Innovation. The conference will cater for music educators from a range of backgrounds including primary, secondary, studio and ensemble environments. Keynote sessions: Professor Gary McPherson, Ormond Chair of Music, University […]

ASME Committee 2020

Following our AGM last Friday afternoon, we wish to welcome and congratulate the incoming 2020 ASME NSW Committee: Executive Chair: Deb Batley Vice Chair: Anne Power Treasurer: Kirsten Macaulay Secretary: Andy Mifsud Public Officer: Tyler Barnes Committee Cara Burrell Di Hughes Gerard Plummer Graham Sattler Iain Hoy Jenny Carter Jenny Robinson Kate Hargreaves Lauren Aldrick Stefan […]

Don’t Stop the Music: Instrument Triage

We need your help! Following the success of Don’t Stop the Music, we’re looking for musicians to get involved in the triage process by logging instruments by type, size & condition, doing some basic mending and cleaning them up. Ideally we are looking for people for the following 3 weeks: – w/c 17 December – […]

Welcome to the 2019 Committee

The executive would like to welcome new committee members. We now have a 20 person team working to continue to foster Music Education across NSW. Your committee is made up of: Debra Batley: Chair Anne Power: Vice Chair Cara Burrell: Treasurer Andy Mifsud: Secretary Miranda McHattan: Public Officer Graham Sattler: Regional Advocacy Officer Diane Hughes: […]

Consultation Process: Creative Arts K-6 draft syllabus

The Creative Arts K-6 draft syllabus consultation process has begun. It finishes on May 13,2018. Please read and respond through survey, attending a consultation meeting or in a written response. Here is the link: http://educationstandards.nsw.edu.au/wps/portal/nesa/k-10/learning-areas/creative-arts/syllabus-development    

Job position: GRC Hustville Boys

GRC Hurstville Boys Campus are looking for a Music replacement teacher from 4/9/2017 to 13/12/2017. If you are interested, or know anyone that might be interested in taking this block, please contact Christina Wong. Christina Wong Mob: 0403630818 Music Teacher GRC – Hurstville Boys Campus Kenwyn St Hurstville 2220 9587 3199

Vale Debra Gilmore – Esteemed Music Educator

It is with great sadness that ASME NSW shares the passing of Debra Gilmore, who was a music educator of note and highly respected around NSW for her work over many years. From her involvement in schools around Sydney and NSW, roles at BOSTES and her contribution at the Department of Education, Debra was a respected and […]

New Australian Music for HSC: Fine Music 102.5 FM

Introducing a new radio series for HSC Course 2 teachers and students New Australian Music for HSC is a series of radio programs hosted by Australian clarinetist and music teacher Jason Noble, that are designed to enhance the study of the HSC Senior Music Core topic, Music of the Last 25 Years (Australian focus). Introducing the series will be […]

2015 Award for Excellence in Music Teaching

ASME NSW would like to congratulate Suzanne Oyston, the winner of the 2015 Award for Excellence in Music Teaching. Suzanne is a distinguished and respected music educator who taught at St George Girls High School for a number of years. Throughout her career, she has worked to establish quality music programs, worked on various committees, championed music education for girls […]