Learning Resources now available

To help our Online Orchestra participants and any teachers who want to explore the cultural aspects of Morning Star and Evening Star, we have produced a set of Learning Resources. They fall into two sections:


  • Morning Star and Evening Star Resources.

A collection of documents, audio and visual files that are FREE for all. Prepared by Candace Kruger and Paula Nihot these resources include the songline, poems, translations, pronunciation guides and cultural context.

  • Suggested Learning Plans

These excellent lesson plans are mapped to the National Curriculum and provide teachers ideas for each year level.  Written and prepared by Candace Kruger and Leanne Kuss.

The Learning Plans align with the National Curriculum in the Arts – Music, Dance, Drama and Media; and English – Language and Literature.  They are available for students in P-10, and will provide you with ideas of how to teach the song, learn the cultural history of the songline and pronounce the Yugambeh words.

A small fee is attached to each Learning Plan package, the profits of which will be returned to the Yugambeh community where this songline originated, via the Yugambeh Youth Aboriginal Corporation.

Learn more or access these resources via the Learning Resources page of this website. 

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‘Morning Star and Evening Star’ Now On Spotify & Apple Music

We have very exciting news today. You can now listen to Morning Star and Evening Star on Spotify or Apple Music. All profits from the streaming of this song will go to the Yugambeh Youth Aboriginal Corporation. So add it to your high rotation playlist and get excited for the Online Orchestra next year. Have a listen below.

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The ‘Morning Star and Evening Star’ Music Video is here!

The official music video for Morning Star and Evening Star is out now featuring the Yugambeh Youth Choir and stunning scenery from the Yugambeh language region of the Gold Coast. The video was filmed and edited by the song’s co-writer Lann Levinge.

Watch the video on YouTube or our Facebook page and yarrabil (sing) along with the Yugambeh and English subtitles.

Interested in joining the orchestra in 2021? Download your free score here and start learning!


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The official AMEB Online Orchestra 2019 video is here!

Thank You to all the amazing and talented musicians who participated in the 2019 AMEB Online Orchestra. We are one, but we are many!

We would like to thank our ambassadors, Jessica Gethin, and Bruce Woodley AO, our sponsors, Hal Leonard Australia, Oaklands Productions, Valiant Press, and our event partners Melbourne Conservatorium of Music.

Special thanks also goes to the wonderful AMEB staff and friends who helped make the second Online Orchestra such a success. Without everyone’s generous help this project would not have been possible.

The Online Orchestra will be taking a break in 2020 but will be back bigger and better in 2021!

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Online Orchestra Participation Certificates

Every participant, either soloist, duos or ensembles will receive an official digital AMEB Online Orchestra certificate to commemorate their contribution to Australia’s largest virtual orchestra project. Certificates will be emailed in September to the contact email provided when your entry was submitted.


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