New (2021) Trombone, Euphonium and Tuba syllabuses


Trombone, Bass Trombone and Euphonium

The technical work requirements for the Trombone Syllabus (Preliminary to Grade 8), Bass Trombone Syllabus (Grade 5 to Grade 8) and Euphonium Syllabus (Preliminary to Grade 8) have been revised, culminating in the release of a new technical work book: Trombone & Euphonium Technical work & Orchestral excerpts (2020), which also contains a selection of orchestral excerpts suitable for fulfilling the List D Orchestral Excerpts requirement in Grades 5 to 8. The revised Trombone and Euphonium syllabuses also introduce one new examination, Preliminary, at the beginning of the syllabus, with Manual Lists from which to select repertoire for examination.

Tuba

The technical work requirements for the Tuba Syllabus (Preliminary to Grade 8) have been reviewed, culminating in the release of a new technical work book: Tuba Technical work & Orchestral excerpts (2020), which also contains a selection of orchestral excerpts suitable for fulfilling the List D Orchestral Excerpts requirement in Grades 5 to 8. The revised syllabus also introduces one new examination, Preliminary, at the beginning of the syllabus, with Manual Lists from which to select repertoire for examination.

Alternative syllabuses in 2021 and 2022

Trombone, Tuba and Euphonium Technical work (2004) may not be used with the revised syllabuses. This book may only be used with the syllabuses that last appeared in the 2020 Manual of syllabuses.

The revised Trombone, Bass Trombone, Euphonium and Tuba syllabuses will be examined concurrently with the version of these syllabuses that last appeared in the 2020 Manual of syllabuses for two years after the release of the revised syllabuses. From the start of 2023 the previous Trombone, Bass Trombone and Euphonium syllabuses will no longer be available for examination.

New lower brass publications

Trombone & Euphonium Technical work & orchestral excerpts (2020)
Tuba Technical work & orchestral excerpts (2020)

Online lower brass workshop

On Sunday 7 February, Publication Consultant and brass specialist, Greg Aitken gave an webinar on the new AMEB publications for lower brass.

Click here to order new lower brass publications from AMEB Connect

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