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Dr Anne Lierse

Research & Publications


Reflecting on her interest of piano pedagogy, system’s management and effectiveness of music education delivery, and the music education of boys, Anne has presented research papers at State, National and International conferences.

The conferences include:


She has also published in:

  • Music Forum – Journal of the Music Council of Australia
  • Music and the Teacher – Journal of the Victorian Music Teachers Association
  • The Victorian and Australian Journals for Music Education

Contributions to book chapters include:

Recent publications include:

  • “The secret power of music education: A rationale for music in every school”
    Journal of the Australian School Leadership in Focus (Sept 2012)
  • Side-lining music education in Australian Schools: Can the new Australian curriculum change this?”
    Journal of the Victorian Music Teachers Association Journal, Music and the Teacher (April 2012)


In 2004, Anne was engaged by the Government of Australia to conduct a review of the Australian Youth Orchestra and the Australian National Academy of Music.  She was also a Critical Friend of the National Review of School Music (2005), a principle writer of a report of the working party on music education for the Victorian Secondary School Principal’s Association in 1995, music writer of Key Competences in School Practise for the Directorate of School Education in 1994, and contributed to ‘A Report on the State of Music Education in Victoria for The United Nations World-wide survey’ for the International Society for Music Education in 1990

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