Suite for Creative Pianists

This unique suite of piano solos, written to be featured at the 2021 Festival for Creative Pianists, incorporates improvisation as part of the piece to inspire pianists’ creativity. By exploring various possibilities for each creative element/prompt, the pianists will gain insight into the compositional process, nurture a proactive approach to performance, and obtain a repertoire… Read more »

Sound Sculptures

SOUND SCULPTURES (Level 9,10,ARCT)   For Advanced Piano 1. Coloured Glass 2. Sparkling Stones 3. Polished Metal

‘Round the Key Circle We Go! Book 1: In My Garden

32 pages, 12 pieces in Middle C position. Primer to early elementary piano. Pieces represent each major key in the circle of 5ths–great way for students to get comfortable with flats and sharps with easy melodies! 1. Curious Caterpillar: C major; 2. Glorious Gardenia: G major; 3. Dancing Dragonflies: D major; 4. Amazing Arnica: A… Read more »

‘Round the Key Circle We Go! Book 2: At the Zoo by Amy Stephens

32 pages, 12 pieces in pentascale positions, elementary piano. Pieces represent each major key in the circle of 5ths; Includes optional improvisation for each key with teacher/student duets. As students learn their pentascales and chords in various keys for piano exams, wouldn’t it be great to have a piece available in each major key to… Read more »

Stories of Stars from The Pianist’s Guide to the Universe

In this whimsical marriage of astronomy and music, my husband, astrophysicist, Dr. Martin Duncan and I have combined our talents to celebrate the beauty of the night sky and the magic of music. Vol. 1, Stories of Stars, for elementary to intermediate piano, deals with the birth and death of stars in our galaxy. M.H…. Read more »

Seaside Sketches Book 1: Intermediate Piano Solos

*** NEW! ***   TGR-PC015:  24 pages (Grades 3 – 5)   10 Intermediate piano solos inspired by settings and creatures in and around the sea.   Pelicans (3) Short Ride in a Fast Panga (3) Before the Storm (3) Leaping Lizards (4) Pez Amarillo (4) Eagle Rays*/**(4) Day at the Beach (4) Tropical Summer… Read more »

Becoming: Suite for Solo Piano in Seven Movements

32 pages, 7 pieces. This suite for advanced players is written in Third Stream style, which combines jazz language and sensibilities with classical form. The pieces are fully notated, but two movements leave room for improvisation if the player chooses. The music is deep and introspective and allows for much expression and interpretation. The suite… Read more »

Giggles’n Kids

  An exciting collection of thirty little etudes for your early level student!   Each little etude focuses on one musical aspect that the student may or may not be familiar with. You can introduce a new concept to the student – see what the musical sing looks like, learn what it means and how… Read more »

Studies in Poetry – Volume 5

Continuing the Studies in Poetry series that began with Volume 1 in 2000, Volume 5 is also a set of three highly contrasting pieces that are really concert etudes. Volume 5 was completed in 2022 and played in public for the first time by the composer in January, 2024. As always, each study pays tribute to… Read more »

Studies in Poetry – Volume 4

Continuing the Studies in Poetry series that began with Volume 1 in 2000, Volume 4 is also a set of three highly contrasting pieces that are really concert etudes. Volume 4 was completed and premiered by the composer in 2022 with each piece paying tribute to one of the composer’s favourite books of poetry written in… Read more »