New lower brass publications

AMEB will release new publications to support teaching and learning in lower brass on 1 December 2020.

New Technical Work and Orchestral Excerpt books for Trombone-Euphonium and Tuba

  • Separate Trombone-Euphonium and Tuba books from Preliminary to Grade 8.
  • Features streamlined technical work requirements for Trombone (including Bass Trombone), Euphonium and Tuba examinations.
  • Includes scales, arpeggios, technical exercises and orchestral excerpts.
  • Contains all the technical work required for examination laid out in a straightforward, logical format.

Books will be promptly shipped to your door by our contactless delivery partners after the launch on 1 December 2020 (see below).

AMEB Victoria clients can purchase syllabuses and publications at discounted prices, and receive free postage on orders over $100.

Any profit from sales through AMEB Connect (Victoria) will be used to assist Victorian candidates and teachers, through lower exam prices and student/teacher support programs.

Click here to pre-order on AMEB Connect

Lower brass book launch

Online at 1:00pm on 1 December 2020

Publication consultant and lower brass specialist Greg Aitken will be joined by AMEB’s Head of Publishing, Steven Hodgson, to discuss the process behind the creation of the new innovative approach to technical work.

Click here to register for this free online event.

Be the first to get your copies of the new books by pre-ordering through AMEB Connect (Victoria). (Registered primary or secondary schools may email a purchase order to

About the presenter

Greg Aitken is well known throughout Australia as a performer, educator and conductor. He has played with the Queensland and Adelaide Symphony Orchestras but has spent most of his professional performing time in the orchestra pit with various touring musical productions.

His involvement with brass bands spans more than 40 years, beginning with Townsville Brass in 1977. Greg has adjudicated at numerous eisteddfods and competitions across Australia.