ABRSM Music Teacher Conference 2019

The ABRSM Music Teacher Conference will be an inspirational few days, packed with practical ideas to develop your teaching, delivered by expert presenters from the music world, including ABRSM chief examiner, John Holmes. There is something for everyone and you can choose from 20 different sessions to create a programme that suits your needs and interests.

Sessions will cover general music-making, creative way to develop musicianship skills, specialist sessions in piano, strings, voice and much more. The conference will provide a number of taster sessions with our expert presenters, to give you new ideas and to help enrich your own teaching and your students’ learning.

Lunch and tea breaks included. Welcome packs also provided. Publications will be available for sale, with special discounts on the day!

Special RM60 Book Vouchers available for those who have attended other ABRSM seminars this year. To find out more and see if you're eligible, click the Book Voucher section below.

A certificate of participation will be given to each attendee.

For full details of conference sessions, presenters etc, please download the conference information pack below:

1. Only registrations submitted via the online registration form will be accepted until 15th November 2019 @ 11:59pm.

2. Late Registration may be considered subject to availability and at an additional fee to the published rates.

3. The Early Bird period is until 10th October 2019. All online forms and payment must be received (in the organizer’s bank account) before midnight of 10th October 2019 in order to secure your seat with early bird price.

4. Please do not bank in cash when paying for the event! Payment options are via online banking or telegraphic transfer (outside Malaysia).

5. The conference is open to all nationalities.

6. Full payment must be made during registration in order to secure a place.

7. No refund will be entertained, should a participant withdraw from the conference after registration where payment has already been submitted. 

8. The organizer reserves the right to use all conference photographs and/ or videos for future promotional materials. To ensure the privacy of individuals, images will not be identified using full names or personal identifying information without written approval from the photographed subject.

9. A person attending the event who does not wish to have their image recorded for distribution should make their wishes known to the photographer, and/or the event organizers.

10. Any person or organization not affiliated with ABRSM or MYOF may not use, copy, alter or modify any published photographs, graphics, videography or other, similar reproductions or recordings without the advance written permission of an authorized designee from ABRSM / MYOF.

11. Participants are not allowed to film / video the conference. Audio materials used at the conference are subject to copyright usage and are not allowed to be published online.

12. It is the responsibility of the participants to arrive on time for all conference sessions.

13. Do wear comfortable clothing and footwear for all sessions.

14. A certificate of participation will only be given to participants who have completed the full 2 days. Kindly ensure that all the names are spelt correctly during the online registration as re-prints will not be offered.

15. All accommodation packages, transport arrangements etc made directly with the hotel are the responsibility of the participant.

16. It is not essential to bring any music scores to the event. However, please note photocopied music scores are not allowed, without express permission of the publisher. Failure to present the written permission for photocopies will result in copies being confiscated at the event.

17. One-Day Pass is a special offer made available from 2 November - 15 November 2019 only. It is available for attendance on either Thursday 28 November 2019 or Friday 29 November 2019, but not both. Those who have already registered for both days cannot be refunded in exchange for a one-day pass to the conference.

For those who wish to stay at the Putrajaya Marriott Hotel, special accommodation rates are available for the event as follows:

Deluxe Room single occupancy (with one breakfast): RM 360 nett
Deluxe Room double occupancy (twin sharing, two breakfasts): RM 400 nett

Please note for foreigners, a tourism tax of RM 10 will be applied per room, per night, and charged at check out.

To make a booking with the special hotel rate, please download and complete the form here and email to the hotel directly: [email protected]


Special RM60 Book Vouchers

RM30 vouchers available for those that sign up for the One-Day Pass.

ABRSM would like to reward Malaysian participants who have signed up for any of the 2019 seminars listed below. You will receive a special rebate book voucher of RM60 when signing up for the 2019 Music Teacher Conference. T&C applies.

a. Guitar Syllabus Seminar (February 2019)
b. Violin Syllabus Seminar (July 2019)
c. ARSM Piano Seminar (October 2019)

To qualify for a RM60 book voucher, any participant needs to have attended one of the events stated above, and fully signed up for the Early Bird Price or Normal Full Price ticket for the 2019 Music Teacher Conference. This Voucher is not applicable to Group Buys or Student tickets.

The RM60 book voucher is only valid for purchase of books from our retailer during the Music Teacher Conference from 28th -29th November 2019.

To register for the voucher and read the full T&Cs, click here: https://forms.gle/edMjijpiN9m3eeJV6


Booking information:


Thursday 28th November 2019 (9:00am – 17:00pm) and Friday 29th November 2019 (9:00am – 17:30pm)

Registration from 8:00am


Putrajaya Marriott Hotel, IOI Resort City 43000, Sepang, Selangor

Level 1 – Garden Ballroom & Breakout Rooms

Google Maps link

Pricing (for both days)

Early Bird Price: MYR 590.00 per person (Until 10th October 11:59pm)

Group Price: MYR 2,500.00 for group of 5 persons. (MYR 500.00 per person if purchased in group of 5) - Limited places available.

Normal Price: MYR 695.00 per person (From 11th October to 15th November 2019)

One-Day Pass: MYR 350.00 per person (for attendance on either Thursday or Friday, but not both)

Student Price*: MYR 330.00 per person

*Student needs to bring their student ID with photo during registration on the conference day for cross checking. If student ID does not have photo, bring student ID and IC for verification. Failing which, full price for the conference needs to be paid by topping up the fees. Valid for college or university students age 18-25 only. Limited to 30 student seats only, on first come first served basis.

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