Watch the official launch event of “Morning Star and Evening Star”

On 3 November 2021, the 2021 AMEB Online Orchestra Performance was officially released. We’re excited to bring the full recording of the live event to you to watch at any time. Thanks to everyone who

It’s here – the final performance by the 2021 Online Orchestra!

The 2021 AMEB Online Orchestra’s performance of ‘Morning Star and Evening Star’ was revealed on November 3 at a ceremony on the Gold Coast. Performers from all over Australia and beyond played their part and

The final ‘Morning Star and Evening Star’ video is almost here!

We’re excited to tell you that the 2021 AMEB Online Orchestra performance is ready to launch!   Participants have downloaded their scores, practised hard, recorded their videos and sent them to us at AMEB. Now it’s

Indigenous repertoire for band concerts

Include Morning Star and Evening Star in your concerts You are welcome to perform Morning Star and Evening Star at non-commercial and unpaid events between now and September 30 2021. Any ticketed, commercial performances of Morning Star and

Yugambeh Pronunciation Guide

Learn how to pronounce the Yugambeh words in Morning Star and Evening Star by listening to the pronunciation guide spoken and recorded by Candace Kruger. This is an essential resource for anyone preparing an entry with any sort

How to get involved: a walk-through webinar

If you want to join the AMEB Online Orchestra but are not quite sure where to start, this is the webinar for you! In this bite-sized lunchtime session, we’ll walk you through the process of

AMEB Online Orchestra Learning Plans

Indigenous content for the classroom

Help your students explore Indigenous song, language and culture by getting them involved in Australia’s largest virtual community orchestra project, the AMEB Online Orchestra. Instrumentalists or singers of any ability can join. Simply learn the

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’ 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

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

2019 AMEB Online Orchestra video

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

Maddy and Lucy with participation certificates

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

Jessica Gethin, with conducting students

Entry Deadline Extended To August 31st

That’s right – we’ve extended the deadline for entries so if you were thinking about entering this year now is your chance! Your conductor Jessica Gethin can’t wait to ‘virtually’ conduct you in the orchestra so

Jessica Gethin, Conductor

Two weeks left to join the Online Orchestra

There is just two weeks left to submit your AMEB Online Orchestra entry. Orchestra conductor and ambassador, Jessica Gethin takes time out from rehearsals to let you know the closing date is soon!  

The University of Melbourne Logo

Orchestra launch announcement

Save the date!  The official launch of the 2019 AMEB Online Orchestra will be on Tuesday 22 October at the Melbourne Conservatorium, Kenneth Myer Auditorium, Ian Potter Southbank Centre, University of Melbourne.  AMEB Online Orchestra

Jessica Gethin, conductor

1 month left to join the AMEB Online Orchestra!

There is just less than a month left to submit your AMEB Online Orchestra entry. Orchestra conductor and ambassador, Jessica Gethin and her kids show you just how easy it is to enter Australia’s largest

Meet your Online Orchestra conductor, Jessica Gethin

Meet your Online Orchestra conductor, Jessica Gethin What do you love best about being a conductor? I have always loved the symphonic sound of an orchestra, however as a violinist, I saw only one part

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

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

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


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