Trumpet teachers’ workshop on 1 March

Teachers can learn about AMEB’s new Trumpet teaching and learning resources in an interactive workshop to be held in Camberwell on Sunday 1 March. Presented by AMEB syllabus consultant, examiner and teacher, Phil Ryan, the workshop will cover the new Technical Work requirements and introduce some the new repertoire published in Trumpet Series 2.

Trumpet teachers’ workshop
presented by Phil Ryan
Sunday 1 March 2020
10:30am to 4:30pm
Camberwell, Victoria

The new AMEB Trumpet syllabus incorporates an extensive review of the Manual Lists undertaken in 2017; and adds Preliminary and Certificate of Performance examinations. The Technical Work requirements have been updated, and a new collection of teaching and learning resources has been released: Trumpet Technical work & orchestral excerpts (2019), Trumpet Sight-reading & transposition and the new Series 2 grade books (Preliminary to Grade 4). <Read more about the new Trumpet teaching and learning resources>

Sunday 1 March 2020

10:00am   Registration
10:30am   Level 1 (Preliminary to Grade 4) presentation
1:00pm     Lunch break
2:00pm     Level 2 (Grade 5 to Cert. of Performance) presentation
4:30pm     Close

As this is a professional development opportunity, Statements of Attendance will be provided.

Workshop fee: $110 (including GST).

Registration for an individual teacher (paying by credit/debit card) is via the Trybooking website.

Click here to register for the workshop

Teachers whose attendance will be sponsored by a school should register by emailing

Venue details will be confirmed by email two weeks prior to the workshop.

About the presenter

After graduating with a BA in Music performance from the Victorian College of the Arts, Phil Ryan began his career as an orchestral trumpeter, first with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra and later as Principal Trumpet with the Queensland Philharmonic Orchestra. The quality and versatility of his playing was demonstrated during his six years as lead trumpet and arranger with the popular brass quintet, Brass Razoo, during which time he extended his playing towards jazz and commercial styles. In 2002 Phil toured nationally with the brass quartet ‘BUZZ’ for Musica Viva in Schools until 2008. Since 2009 Phil has been heavily involved with Education Queensland’s instrumental music program as a senior teacher. Until 2013 Phil was a member of staff at the University of Queensland and the Queensland Conservatorium as a trumpet lecturer and conductor, and he is a regular clinician at summer and winter music schools in Queensland. He has been an AMEB Brass examiner since 2002. Phil Ryan was the principal consultant for Trumpet Technical work & orchestral excerpts (2019), and the Series 2 grade books.