Certificate of Music Teaching - Training Course Now Available
The St. Cecilia School of Music is offering training courses for students wishing to complete the requirements for the Certificate of Music Teaching (CMT). Courses can be tailor-made over a short period eg. a weekend course. The CMT covers teaching at the beginner levels and focusses on the business as well as the educational aspects of a music teaching practice. St.Cecilia is able to organise courses in all major centres throughout Australia and New Zealand. Contact the School for further details.
Santa Cecilia Opens New Centres in Italia!
Following careful planning and discussions with administrators, authorities, teachers, parents and students, Salerno in Southern Italy has become the latest international centre to open for St Cecilia. Examinations in all instrument and subjects from elementary levels through all grades and concert certificates and diplomas, are now offered. The next examination session will be in June 2013. Further details will be posted on our main St Cecilia website and also our dedicated Italian website http://www.st-cecilia.it/.
New Theory Syllabus Now Available
A completely new and revitalised syllabus is now available to teachers and students for examinations in 2013. New workbooks with a more user-friendly approach are available from Dynamic Publishing (AUS). Students who successfully complete the SCSM Theory Grades will be exempted from the General Knowledge (Programme Notes) section of their practical B, J, P, 1 - 4 examination simply by presenting their certificate to the examiner at the commencement of their exam.
Certificate in Music Teaching & Diploma Preparation Courses - AUS NZ & HK
Enrolments for St Cecilia's teacher training courses are now open for 2012. Courses are currently being conducted in Wellington (NZ), Dunedin (NZ), Sydney (NSW), Launceston (TAS) and Hong Kong. All courses lead to either acquiring the Certificate of Music Teaching (CMT), Associate Diploma in Teaching or the Diploma in Teaching. Most subjects are catered for. Experienced tutors will guide new and existing teachers through the requirements and assist in every way possible to ensure candidates are well-prepared for the examination. Further details
Music Competition - Hong Kong 2013
St Cecilia's popular International Hong Kong Music Competition will again be held in Hong Kong througjhout July 2013. Students from schools, studios, colleges and universities are invited to enter for any number of classes in the competition. Generous prizes will be awarded. Eminent judges from Australia will adjudicate. Further details may be obtained by calling the local coordinator for the Competition (852) 3523 1691 or emailing
Albums for St Cecilia Examinations Beginner, Junior, Preliminary and Grades 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 are now available from www.dynamicpublishing.com.au These glossy publications contain a selection of the most popular pieces available in the SCSM Piano syllabus. As a bonus, all technical requirements are included in each album. Generous discounts are available for bulk purchases.
St Cecilia Examinations is pleased to announce that albums for violin examinations Grades Beginner, Junior, Preliminary, 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 are now available. These beautifully presented albums contain music which may be used for the entire examination. All pieces are technically suited to each of the four levels as well as very enjoyable to perform. Technical requirements are also printed in each album. Available from www.dynamicpublishing.com.au
SCSM is pleased to invite teachers to join its Teacher Registry. Teachers who choose to use the SCSM Examinations may register as FULL members and can take advantage of the following membership benefits immediately:
Download the Teacher Registration Information Sheet
- a personalised & professional membership certificate
- the right to use the post-nominal letters "Reg'd SCSM Teacher"
- student/teacher referrals throughout Australia, New Zealand and Asia
- priority notification and free admittance to special SCSM events, functions & meetings
- regular mail-outs with special offers
- discounts from Jayday Music Educations and Dynamic Publishing
- reduced fees/discounts on student examination fees (conditions apply)
Download the Teacher Registraion Application Form below:
AMEB / ANZCA / ABRSM / IMEB / Trinity Guildhall / NZMEB / London College / AGMS / NZMEB
SCSM is pleased to accept Grade 8 (and higher)in all practical subjects from the NZMEB, ABRSM, AMEB, IMEB, Trinity Guildhall, London College, ANZCAS, AGMS, NZMEB as Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) credits towards all St. Cecilia Teaching Diplomas. The performance unit of these diplomas will be waived. Requests for credit should be made when submitting diploma entry forms