Studies in Poetry – Volume 3

Continuing the Studies in Poetry series that began with Volume 1 in 2000, Volume 3 is also a set of three highly contrasting pieces that are really concert etudes. Volume 3 was completed and premiered by the composer in 2011 with each piece paying tribute to one of the composer’s favourite books of poetry written… Read more »

Studies in Poetry – Volume 2

Continuing the Studies in Poetry series that began with Volume 1 in 2000, Volume 2 is also a set of three highly contrasting pieces that are really concert etudes. Volume 2 was completed and premiered by the composer in 2009 with each piece paying tribute to one of the composer’s favourite books of poetry written… Read more »

Johnny Appleseed

Joyful songs, prayers, lullabies and children’s hymns. Early Elementary to Elementary piano (Primer level to Preparatory A) Joyful songs, prayers, lullabies and children’s hymns 12 solos with optional teacher duets Creative activities! Drawing, colouring and songwriting   Simple for beginners, yet beautiful. The duets have lush harmonies that inspire young musicians.   Four hymns of… Read more »

Rock the Boat

Popular styles in easy notation! Early Elementary to Elementary piano (Primer level to Preparatory A) Blues, boogie, jazz, expressive pop piano 21 solos with optional teacher duets Titles, lyrics and music students can relate to and play from the heart Pieces designed to help students develop fluent reading skills   Rock the Boat inspires young… Read more »

Titanic A Voyage in Piano Music – Elementary

Music heard on Titanic‘s maiden voyage arranged for piano, plus originals in 1912 styles. Early Elementary to Elementary (Primer level to Level 1) 8 Piano solos with optional teacher duets 1 Elementary student duet, 1P4H Piano students can take part in the story first-hand by playing music that was heard on Titanic‘s only voyage   Today’s children… Read more »

Rock This Town

Music that sparks joy and excitement! Elementary to Late Elementary piano (Prep B to Level 1) 11 Original piano works inspired by popular styles Rock and roll, jazz, blues, expressive pop piano 6 Piano solos 4 Solos with optional teacher duets 1 Elementary duet (1P4H)   You will enjoy the melodies with the fun duets!… Read more »

The Color Collection Junior

In composing these elementary to late elementary pieces my goal was to create sounds I loved making at the piano when I was young. In fact, Kaleidoscope Colors was the second piece I ever composed, probably at the age of eight. Late Elementary to Intermediate (Levels 1 to 4) Multiple styles from impressionist to jazz… Read more »

Rock That Train

Music inspired by Harry Connick Jr., Michael Kaeshammer, The Rankins, Twenty One Pilots, The Beatles and more! Enthusiasm for a piece encourages love for music, for the piano, and propels the child’s desire to practice and advance. Late Elementary to Early Intermediate (Levels 1 to 3) 11 Piano Solos Inspired by today’s popular styles Jazz,… Read more »

Old MacDonald had the Blues

Traditional tunes with a popular twist! Late Elementary to Intermediate (Levels 1 to 4) Familiar tunes arranged in today’s popular styles Jazz, blues, Latin, swing, expressive pop piano and more! 12 piano solos   Piano students love to learn and play music that sounds familiar to them. In Old MacDonald had the Blues you will… Read more »

Madge’s Notebook A Piano Tribute to The Hunger Games

Engaging music for teens and tweens! Early Intermediate to Early Advanced piano solos (Levels 3 to 8) One Intermediate duet (1P4H) A Piano Tribute to the Hunger Games A piano book you can imagine that the series characters would have on their piano An imagined setting of music mentioned in the books: folk music of… Read more »