Advancing music education

The Australian Society for Music Education (ASME) is
encouraging and advancing music education at all levels

The Australian Society for Music Education (ASME) was established in 1967.

Since then, it has been encouraging and advancing music education at all levels as an integral part of general education and community life, and as a profession within the broad field of music.

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Leadership & Advocacy

ASME is the key music education professional association in Australia and represents music educators in all sectors. We advocate for all individuals and communities to have access to ongoing and quality music education.

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The Australian Journal of Music Education (AJME) is a fully-refereed journal that publishes articles that enhance knowledge regarding the teaching and learning of music with a special interest toward the Australian music education community.

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ASME has a national suite of awards to honour the outstanding work of Australian music educators.

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National Conference

TheĀ ASME XXV National Conference will be held in 2025 in south-east Queensland.

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National Young Composers Project

The National Young Composers Project is an initiative by ASME to promote the value of composition in music education.

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ASME recognises Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people as the first musicians, storytellers and educators of this land. We pay our respects to Elders past and present, acknowledging their ongoing connection to land, sky and waterways