Theory of Music course and workbooks

Students may confidently prepare for examinations in AMEB Theory of Music Grades 1 to 5 by studying with the Theory of Music integrated course and workbooks. Suitable for AMEB online or on-paper Theory exams, the Theory of Music integrated course and workbooks incorporate all recent changes to the AMEB syllabuses for Grades 1 to 5.

Grade 5 now available
Released in May 2022, the AMEB Theory of Music Grade 5 integrated course and workbook covers all of the material in the AMEB Grade 5 Theory Syllabus. A sample AMEB Grade 5 Theory exam is included.

Using language that children can easily understand, but that teenagers and adults won’t find patronising, this series takes a holistic approach to each grade, covering all the material required to learn, understand and appreciate the intricacies of basic music theory.

There are plenty of exercises, and illustrated examples are used to act as a visual aid for the student and provide signposts to the various elements under discussion.  Each book is divided into numerous lessons, with clear explanations and examples of the topics being discussed.

Each book includes a sample AMEB Theory exam, and solutions to the practice exercises and the sample exam can be downloaded below.

AMEB Theory workbook Grade 1 solutions
AMEB Theory workbook Grade 2 solutions
AMEB Theory workbook Grade 3 solutions
AMEB Theory workbook Grade 4 solutions

The new Theory of Music integrated course and workbook Grades 1 to 5 are available to AMEB Connect account holders will receive a discount off the recommended retail price and free postage on orders of $100 or more. 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.

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