AMEB Online Orchestra 2019

I am Australian

Music and lyrics by Bruce Woodley AO and Dobe Newton. Arranged for the AMEB Online Orchestra 2019 by Steven Hodgson, David Howell and Alex Garsden. Harp parts arranged by Alice Giles.

About the project

The 2019 AMEB Online Orchestra, conducted by Jessica Gethin, performed the Australian anthem ‘I Am Australian’.  The much-loved song brought musicians from every corner of Australia together in a virtual performance full of passion and warmth.

The final video was edited and visually designed by Jarrad Gilson from Oaklands Productions.

Project Credits

I am Australian

Music and lyrics by Bruce Woodley AO and Dobe Newton

Arranged for the AMEB Online Orchestra 2019 by Steven Hodgson, David Howell and Alex Garsden. Harp parts arranged by Alice Giles

Audio and Visual Engineers

Jarrad Gilson, Oaklands Productions Jaspar James, Oaklands Productions

Yugambeh Language Translation

Shaun Davies, Yugambeh Museum

Performed by Yugambeh Youth Choir

AMEB Online Orchestra 2019 Conductor

Jessica Gethin

Project Ambassadors

Bruce Woodley AO and Jessica Gethin

Project sponsors

Hal Leonard Australia, Valiant Press, Oaklands Productions

Event partner

Melbourne Conservatorium of Music

Project Publicist

DMCPR Media

2019 Blog Highlights

Your step-by-step guide to entering the AMEB Online Orchestra 2019

Anyone can enter the AMEB Online Orchestra! Follow the steps below to be a part of the largest virtual orchestra Australia has ever seen.   Step 1:  Download the parts you want to play Simply click on the PDF link, print it out, put it on your tablet and share the parts with your ensemble.
How to record a great Online Orchestra video

How to record a great Online Orchestra video

Putting together all your wonderful videos is a big job! Our video editor has some tips for you so you can create an awesome video. If you follow all of these tips your video is more likely to be featured in the final mix.   Show off your part of Australia! We would love to see

A message from returning artists the Thornbill Quartet from WA

The Thornbill Quartet from Western Australia had a great time recording their entry for the AMEB Online Orchestra in 2018. They are joining the orchestra again in 2019 and are inviting you too.   https://youtu.be/uxohXNSuWZw   Here’s their 2018 Online Orchestra entry.   Thank you so much to the Thornbill Quartet from Yokine in WA

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