New South Wales

18 February 2020

ASME NSW 2020 Conference

Written by: dev

ASME NSW are excited to announce that we are hosting a 2-day NSW Music Education Conference on 28-29 March 2020, with the theme Tradition meets Innovation.

The conference will cater for music educators from a range of backgrounds including primary, secondary, studio and ensemble environments.

Keynote sessions:

  • Professor Gary McPherson, Ormond Chair of Music, University of Melbourne
  • Associate Professor Diane Hughes, Department of Media, Music, Communications and Cultural Studies, Macquarie University
  • Panel discussion on how you can respond to the curriculum review process
  • Plus another keynote speaker to be announced!

Dihighes Prof Gary Mcpherson

Registrations are now open, so click the link below to secure your spot.


Full registration form


Conference Schedule

The ASME NSW Conference will include three strands:

  • Primary school focus
  • Secondary school focus
  • Music Practice (studio, instrumental and ensemble teachers)

Access the full conference schedule here: Asme Nsw State Conference Full Schedule


Barker College is situated in the northern suburbs of Sydney between Hornsby and Waitara station.

For regional delegates, please contact for hotel recommendations.

Delegates are invited to join us for conference drinks at the nearby Blue Gum Hotel at 6:00 pm on Saturday March 28.

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