” A Graceful Dawn” is a delicate piano solo intended for a intermediate student , written in the key of C major with grace notes and legato phrases to be played in seamless manner portraying a quiescent dawn.
“A Seaside Ferris Ride” is an intermediate piano solo containing ascending and descending broken chords traveling several octaves. The student should give much attention to phrasing and dynamics as the left hand glides evenly to the right portraying a gentle rise and fall of a Ferris wheel.
“A Summer Seascape” is a beautiful impressionistic piano solo written in the key of A major. The late intermediate student should portray the contrasts in dynamics and bring out voicing in the right hand.
This is “A Thousand Years” by Christina Perri arranged in the key of G major for the intermediate to late intermediate pianist with vocals and chords, and perfect for weddings.
This is a soft melodic vocal and piano piece in the key of D major intended for the late intermediate pianist. Notice how the melody gently seeps upward to portray the tossing of a winter wedding bouquet.
This is a relaxing, light-hearted piano solo I wrote in the key of C major for the intermediate student, and also in D flat major (which falls easy under the fingers) for the late intermediate student. “Afternoon at Casino Beach” depicts a calm but playful day at the beach.
America the Beautiful:
This traditional song was a poem first written by Katherine Lee Bates in 1893 and inspired by a trip to Pikes Peak in Colorado Springs, Colorado. The piece was later set to music by Samuel Ward. Arranged in a middle A position, this is a great song for a level 1 student.
This is a peaceful solo by Kohler in the key of F Major with a lullaby quality and a broken chord pattern in the left hand. Andantino breaths with dynamics and the beginning student should pay attention to the fingerings in measures 14-16.
This is a fast piece in the key of a minor and requires a lot of articulation . The student should follow exact fingering in measures 24-26. This is a good level 4 piece.
This beautiful aria written by Johann Bach is arranged in the key of G major for piano with optional flute. The intermediate pianist will enjoy this expressive melody perfect for recitals or weddings.
“Autumn Dreams” is a charming seasonal piano solo (written in the key of C major) and reflecting our most colorful season. The level 5 student will enjoy the recurring brisk section which fades into a gentle melody yielding into a beautiful glissando before returning to the main theme.
This is a delicate seasonal piano solo with optional flute written in the key of C major for a intermediate to late intermediate pianist. “Autumn Nocturne” is filled with sequences and rich textures depicting Autumn’s gradual and ever changing colors.
Ballade: This piano ballad is in the key of c minor and begins and ends with the melody in the left hand and alternates to the right hand in a beautiful middle section. The melody line should resonate over the accompaniment. Ballad is a good piece for a level 4-5 student. SEE STUDENT VIDEO
Have your primer students identify and match the notes on the staff with their correct names.
This is my arrangement of Beethoven’s “For Elise” with the original theme surrounded by alternate episodes in the key of C major. “Beethoven & Elise: is a beautiful rondo intended of the late intermediate pianist.
Blue Angle Boogie Woogie: A lively blues piano piece with a boogie bass line requiring the late intermediate student to play with great fluency and rhythmic virtuosity. While the bass has a steady ostinato the right hand travels with many direction changes, accents and trills, giving way to an exciting ascending arpeggio and ending with a descending glissando.
This is a lively Bouree by Bach in a melodic minor and contains both legato two note slurs and staccto articulation. Despite the minor key this piece has a uplifting character and is great for a level 1-2 student.
“Brazilian Guitars” is a intermediate piano solo with a Baroque style set in a 6/8 time signature and has a polyphonic texture written in the key of a minor.
“Butterflies” is a lyrical beginning piece for piano and voice in the key of C major with the repeat one octave higher, and written by my student Emma at age five.
Have your beginning students write in the correct dynamic symbols on this seasonal worksheet.
Have your primer students match the music symbols on the candy hearts with their correct terms .Candy hearts worksheet
This is a vigorous piece by the famous Italian virtuoso violinist Niccolo Paganini requiring the level 3 student to play with technique and articulation.
Have your beginning students match the music terms on the left side of the chessboard to the correct definitions on the right side of this colorful printable.
Chord Study Op. 166, No. 6:
A pleasant piece in the key of G Major requiring the level 2-3 student to glide with an even tone from the left hand to the right.
“Christmas Bells” is my arrangement of Johnny Marks beautiful Christmas carol “I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day” written for piano with optional hand bells and flute in the key of F major and great for the late intermediate pianist.
Have your primer students match the correct terms with the symbols in this colorful seasonal printable.
Clair de Lune: This is my arrangement in the key of C Major of Claude Debussy’s famous “Clair De Lune” which was originally written in 1890. This is a expressive piece containing suspended harmonies and arpeggiated chords characteristic of impressionism. The intermediate student should play with fluidity and a free versed technique. SEE STUDENT VIDEO
Clair de Lune:
This is one of the most famous movements from Debussy’s Suite Bergamasque which comes from a poem that means “moonlight”. This impressionistic work shares a common motif with Debussy’s previous two movements and is a beautiful piano solo for the advanced pianist. See arrangement in the new music section.
This is Mozart’s beautiful theme from his “Clarinet Concerto” ( intended for the intermediate to late intermediate pianist) arranged in the key of C major for solo piano and also clarinet, flute & piano in B flat, perfect for weddings.
This etude by Johann Burgmuller, who was known especially in Paris for his intimate style of playing, is a melodically pleasing piece for the early adult or young pianist requiring much attention to phrasing, dynamics and musical expression.
This is a beautiful piece by David Lanz arranged for violin, cello, and piano by my students Li ann and Jillian.
This is a colorful matching worksheet for primer students to learn their note values
This is a lyrical piano solo with optional flute I wrote with a reoccurring theme in the key of G major alternating with the relative minor. “Dancing beneath a Crystal Moonlight” is a great piece for the late intermediate student.
Dawn on Destin Beach:
This is a simple lyrical piano solo in the key of C Major with a 3/4 time signature and is great for the early intermediate student. The left hand contains a repetitive sixteenth note pattern which captures the steady flow of a ocean’s breaking waves.
Debussy Arabesque No. 1:
This beautiful impressionistic arabesque ( in the key of E Major ) was composed by Debussy in his late twenties when he was developing his musical style. The advanced pianist will enjoy playing this reflective spring like piece filled with arpeggios, first inversion triads, and pentatonic progressions.
“Diamonds & Lace” is a delicate and reflective piece I wrote for flute and piano in the key of C major, requiring the intermediate pianist to maintain a rich and smooth legato as the melody glides from the left hand to the right.
This is a upbeat arrangement of popular song “Do you want to build a Snowman?” from the Disney animation “Frozen”. Written in the key of C major this is a great piece for the intermediate to late intermediate pianist. YOUTUBE
Doctor Gradus ad Parnassum:
A beautiful lively piece from Debussy’s “Suite for Piano” containing rubato and a slower middle section with aesthetical modulations which return to the main theme. This is a great piece for the late intermediate student.
Have beginning students add the correct note values and write the answers on each donut.
“Easter Bunny Boogie” is a fun upbeat piano solo intended for a beginning student and great for recitals.
This is a fun colorful Easter egg symbol worksheet for primer students.
Have your beginning students draw the correct music symbols in this colorful Easter basket printable.
This is my arrangement of “Ave Maria” which was originally brought to us by the French Romantic composer Charles Ground who created a melody to be superimposed over Bach’s Prelude no. 1. Written in the key of E flat Major, this is a beautiful piece for the late intermediate pianist.
“Elegant Impromptu” is my arrangement of the cantabile and lyrical middle section of Frederic Chopin’s “Fantasie-Impromptu” written in the key of C major. The intermediate to late pianist will enjoy it’s rich harmonies and evolving sustained melody which fades into a final soft arpeggio.
This is Beethoven’s beautiful theme from the second movement of his “Pathetique Sonata” (Op. 13) arranged in the key of G major and intended for the intermediate pianist.
Chopin coloring sheet Have your beginning students color this Chopin coloring page as they listen to his famous “Nocturne in E flat major, Op. 9, No. 2”.
Nocturno Op. 54, No. 4 Grieg:
This charming solo is from Grieg’s “Selected Lyric pieces for Piano” and has a elegant yet complex polyrhymic texture requiring the mature pianist to play with an expressive right hand motif and breath between sections. TEACHER VIDEO
Fur Elise: An excellent example of a Rondo form (abaca) set in the key of a minor over an arpeggiated bass which alternates from a minor to E Major. This piano solo by Beethoven has a beautiful two octave chromatic descent in section c and is great for teaching the level 4-5 student pedaling technique.
Fur Elise: This is my arrangement of the main theme to Beethoven’s Fur Elise and is great for the early pianist as it utilizes broken chord patterns in a minor and E major. See the original score in “Keyboard Classics”.
“Garden’s Grow” is a delicate beginning piano and voice piece in the key of C major with a optional repeat and written by my student Emma at age five.
Gather Around the Christmas Tree:
This is a cheerful and lyrical short piano piece by the Romantic composer Vladimir Rebikov written in the key of G major. The level 3-4 student should give attention to the phrasing and bring out the melody in the right hand.
Have your primer students match the correct terms to the music symbols in this colorful printable.Gingerbread Symbols
This is the first of three short piano compositions published in Paris in 1888 and written by the French composer Erik Satie. “Gymnopedie” no. 1 is a gentle melancholic piece in the key of D major with a progression of beautiful mild dissonances and great for the intermediate pianist.
Have your beginning students draw the correct music symbols next the hamburgers in this fun printable.
Harmony of the Angels: A pleasing and tender arpeggiated piano solo by Burgmuller in the key of G Major. The level 4-5 student should glide smoothly from the left hand to the right hand. SEE STUDENT VIDEO
This is my arrangement (in D major and C major) of Bart Millard’s ” I Can Only Imagine” the lead vocalist in the Christian band “Mercy Me”. This beautiful song was inspired by his father’s death and reflects what it would be like in Heaven standing before God. YOU TUBE VIDEO
This is a song written by my seven year old student Emma in the key of G major . “I Wish & Dream” is a great piece for the level two pianist.
Have beginning students write in the correct music symbols next to the ice cream bars.
This is a colorful printable for beginning students to count rhythms. Ice Cream rhythm scoops
Have your beginning students write the correct rhythm counts on each scoop of ice cream.
“Imagine Waterfalls” is a programmatic piano solo in a rondo form with decorated aesthetic sections depicting the cascading flow of waterfalls. The late intermediate pianist should give close attention to the decorated turns which begin above the principle note.
“In Love” is a elegant and romantic piano piece with optional flute written in the key of F major. The intermediate to late intermediate pianist should strive for sustained eight note passages in the left hand with subtle dynamic changes in the melodic line.
This is a charming gospel hymn arranged in the key of G major with an arpeggiated base line written by the American songwriter, Austin Miles and first published in 1912. “In the Garden” is a great piece for the level 4-5 pianist.
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A lyrical piece for solo piano in A major with melancholy and tonal color. Traditionally the intermezzo was meant to be a middle piece but Brahm’s wrote his intermezzo’s as independent works. This piece is intended for a mature pianist due to it’s challenging leaps and inner voicing.
This soft melancholic piece is in the key of d minor and has a rich Irish quality containing tempo changes. The intermediate student should give close attention to the voicing as the melody alternates between the right and left hand.
This is a beginning seasonal piece written by my student Zaslea in a C position with accidentals that add an extra “spooky” effect. “It’s October” is a fun piano or organ solo for any Halloween recital.
This is a colorful worksheet for your primer students to identify dynamics and accidentals by drawing the correct symbols on the jellybeans.
Jingle Jangle Boogie:
This traditional popular holiday piece was written by James Lord Pierpont and published in 1857. Jingle bells is brought to life with a fun “boogie” bass line and great for the intermediate student.
Johann Sebastian Bach was born in Eisenach, Germany in 1685. As a child, Bach’s father taught him to play violin and harpsichord. His uncles were all musicians, serving as church organists and court chamber musicians. One of his uncles, Johann Christoph Bach, introduced him to the art of organ playing.
In 1707, Bach married his second cousin Maria Barbara Bach. They had seven children. In 1720 Maria died, and Bach married Anna Magdalena Wilcke in 1721. Bach had 13 more children with Anna Magdalena. He was a father to 20 children in all.
In 1723, Bach became the cantor, organist, and music composer for St. Thomas Lutheran Church in Leipzig, Germany. Bach remained there for the rest of his life.
Some of Bach’s most famous works include the Brandenburg Concertos, the Well-Tempered Clavier, and the celebrated organ work Toccata and Fugue in D Minor.
Johann Sebastian Bach died in 1750. Bach was not appreciated during his lifetime and was considered an “old-fashioned” composer. Today, Bach is considered to be one of the most influential composers of all time. In fact, he is now such an important composer that the year of his death is a defining point in music history. It marks the end of the Baroque Era.
July 4th Primer Matching Worksheet:
This is a seasonal matching printable for the 4th of July. Have beginning students draw a line to the correct note value or symbols. July-4th-Primer-Worksheet
This is a favorite of Schumann’s compositions with a playful harmonic structure that is deceptively simple and good for a mature pianist. Vladimir Horowitz used this work as an encore piece.
“La Cumparsita” is a upbeat tango by G.H. Matos Rodriguez arranged for one piano, four hands in the key of a minor and great for the early intermediate pianist.
An excellent piece for voicing, the student should bring out the melody in the right hand over a constant left hand and use different fingers on repeated notes in the left hand. This is good piece for a level four student.
Letters from Vietnam:
This soft piano solo is intended for a late intermediate student, and is in a ternary form including a tender two against three note pattern in the middle section and ends on a picardy third.
This is an arrangement of one of Franz Liszt’s most popular works “Liebestraum” (Dream of Love) which was first published in 1850. The level 2 student may play piano 1 as a solo or one octave higher with the optional second piano to be played one octave lower by the teacher.
“Little Rainbow In The Sky” is a lyrical piano piece written in G position for a level 2 student. The right hand moves one octave higher in measure 9, the left hand moves to treble G position ending with a soft cross over arpeggio.
This is a beautiful jazz standard arranged in the key of F major with an arpeggiated bass line and great for the late intermediate pianist. “Love is here to Stay” was one of the final compositions George Gershwin wrote, which later appeared in the popular 1951 movie, “An American in Paris”.
“Lyrical Arabesque” is a soft piano piece in a ternary form with a accelerated middle section containing smooth spiraling arpeggios, and great for a intermediate student. YOUTUBE VIDEO
Have students compose their own melodies on this 10 stave printable.
This is a lively elementary piano solo with a little swing moving from a middle C to a c minor position and written by my student Kylie.Mardi Gras Fun!
Have your primer students match the correct terms with the symbols in this colorful printable.
This lyrical work by Schumann requires the level 2-3 student to maintain a continuous flowing manner in the right hand while keeping the left hand subdued.
This is my piano solo arrangement of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s “Memory” from the 1981 musical “Cats”, written in the key of C major with a flowing bass line and intended for the late intermediate pianist. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hs-UKLCsE6A https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hs-UKLCsE6A…
This is my arrangement of the lyrical theme “Mia & Sebastian’s Theme” ( from the movie La La Land), written with an arpeggiated ending and intended for the late intermediate pianist. YOU TUBE VIDEO
“Morning Reverie” is a delicate piano solo with optional flute & strings written in F major with alternating decorations and two against three rhythmic pattern.
Mother’s Day Song:
This lyrical beginning piano piece by my student Kate at age seven, was written in a C position with the right hand ending one octave higher. Students may have fun adding their own lyrics.
My Valentine’s Song :
My Valentine’s Song is a pleasing piano piece written in a C position for the right hand by my five year old student Zaslea . The beginning student should give attention to the legato phrasing and two note slurs.
This is an ominous impressionistic piano solo written in the key of c minor by my student Kylie and is intended for the level 2-3 pianist. Continue reading
Nocturne Opus 9, No. 2:
This is a simple arrangement of Chopin’s melodic “ Nocturne” opus 9, no. 2 in the key of F Major ( originally written in E flat ) and is a great piece for the level 3-4 student.
O Christmas Tree:
This German Christmas carol was arranged with a relaxed jazzy style by my student Ryan at age 12, and would be great for any early intermediate pianist.
“O Come, O Come Immanuel” is my arrangement of the beautiful and evocative Christmas hymn which celebrates the advent of our holiday season and was translated to English by John Neale in 1818. O Come, O Come Immanuel is in the key of d minor and great for the level 3-4 student.
This is one of Puccini’s most lyrical and beautiful arias (“O Mio Babbino Caro”) from the Opera “Gianni Schicchi” arranged in the key of C major for solo piano with optional flute and strings. The late intermediate pianist should play with an expressive melodic line over a seamless bass line.
This is my arrangement of Harold Arlen’s lyrical piece “Over the Rainbow” (from “The Wizard of Oz”), written in the key of C major for solo piano with optional oboe, flute, strings & hand bells, and great for the late intermediate student.
Over the River and Through the Woods:
This is a Thanksgiving song originally written by the novelist Lydia Marie Child celebrating her childhood memories, and is a great holiday piece for the beginning student written in a middle c position.
This is a gentle medley of “Pachelbel’s Canon” (originally written in D Major) and Wagner’s “Bridal Chorus” written in the key of C Major and arranged for piano with optional flute and cello. The late intermediate pianist will enjoy this polyphonic work perfect for weddings.
Match the correct music symbols & instruments in this colorful beginning printable.
Painter Pallet Primer Worksheet:
This “painter’s pallet” worksheet helps the primer student to recognize rest signs and note values. Painter Pallet Primer-Worksheet
Ravel Maurice Pavane Pour Une Infante Defunte:
This is a slow processional dance containing a beautiful recurring theme by the French romantic composer Maurice Ravel. The advanced pianist should play with much rubato as the tempo varies.
Schumann-op68-14-Petite-Etude-let Petite Etude:
An expressive and arpeggiated piece requiring much phrasing and movement, containing subtle harmonic changes which quickly resolve. This is a rewarding piece in G Major for an intermediate student.
Have your beginning student draw the correct music symbols on the pepperoni pieces in this colorful printable. Pizza symbols worksheet
“Portraits of Paris” is a delicate piano solo with a touch of synthesizer in the key of A major capturing a impressionistic style, and ending with a free flowing cadenza. The late intermediate pianist should strive for a rich tone and use of rubato.
Prelude b minor:
This expressive prelude contains a lot of melodic rubato with it’s arpeggiated chords and melody in the left hand. The level 4-5 student should give much attention to dynamics and phrasing
Prelude in a minor :
Prelude in a minor is a short piano piece utilizing sequences and Baroque articulations and written by my student Priscilla at age eleven.
This is Alexander Morovsky’s ominous “Prelude in c minor” written with a left hand crossing over a steady chordal right hand with a arpeggiated ending, perfect for the intermediate to late intermediate pianist.Prelude in c minor
Have your primer and beginning students draw the correct music symbols on the pumpkins below.
This is a colorful seasonal primer worksheet for beginning students to learn dynamic terms. Have your students apply them to their Halloween compositions.
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This Baroque style minuet was written in the key of G Major with a 3/4 time signature by Rachel at age eleven.
Rainbow Rhythm Worksheet:
This is a colorful printable “Rainbow rhythm” worksheet. Have beginning students write the number of counts next to the rainbow’s end. Rainbow rhythm primer worksheet
“Raindrop Etude” is a soft yet technical piece utilizing triplets and requiring the intermediate pianist to play with a semi detached melodic style which depicts falling raindrops. YOUTUBE VIDEO
This is Debussy’s beautiful “Reverie” written in 1890 with a dream like motif which recurs and evolves with rich textures , exotic harmonies and two against three rhythms in the key of F major. “Reverie” is a great impressionistic solo for the advanced pianist.
Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini:
This is an arrangement of Sergei Rachmanioff’s beautiful Rhapsody on Theme of Paganini (variation 18) . I arranged this in the key of C Major for both solo piano or optional violin and piano. The violin part has a fugal question and answer quality to compliment the main theme and is great for a level 4-5 student to play as an independent solo or ensemble.
Arranged in the key of C major for flute and piano, this is my arrangement of Sergei Rachmanioff’s beautiful “Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini” (variation 18″).This piece has a flute part which compliments the main theme with a fugal quality and is a great piece for a level 4-5 student as a independent piano solo or ensemble.
“Romance” is a beautiful rondo written in the key of C Major combining a simple leading theme that blends with contrasting sections rich in tonal color. The intermediate pianist should strive to maintain a legato phrasing with a polyrhythmic pattern.
Romantic Boogie: A softer blues containing a steady rhythmic left hand pattern in a 6/8 time signature and utilizing harmonies influenced by American jazz and blues genres. The right hand travels several octaves and utilizes swing eights and triplets. Romantic Boogie is a great piece for the intermediate pianist.
This delicate piece in the key of F major by Robert Schumann reflects images of childhood. This was also a encore piece performed by Vladimir Horowitz and is great for the intermediate student. Continue reading
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Schumann-First Loss Opus 68. No. 16:
A beautiful short piece in the key of e minor by Schumann containing descending two note slurs. The level 3-4 student should give much attention to the counterpoint in measures 20-22. Continue reading
This is a holiday favorite which was originally written by an Austrian priest, Father Joseph Mohr, and set to music by his headmaster Franz Gruber. The left hand has a broken chord bass line, creating a smooth and sustained accompaniment for the level 2-3 student.
This is a delicate piano piece with optional oboe and a tender middle section singing over a soft chord bass line written in the key of a minor. “Silhouettes” is a great piece for the level 4-5 pianist.
“Sketches of Summer” is a impressionistic piano solo written in the key of C major intended for the intermediate to late intermediate pianist and perfect of weddings.
This is a soft impressionistic piano piece with images depicting a gentle snowfall. “Snowflake Prelude” is a great recital piece for the level 3-4 student. SEE STUDENT VIDEO
Have your primer students match the correct terms to the symbols in this colorful printable.Snowman symbols
This is my arrangement of Beethoven’s Moonlight Sonata No. 14 third movement written in the key of d minor and great for the intermediate pianist. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lt1hohjsGio…
Sonata Opus 49 No. 2:
This is an impressive Sonata (Allegro) by Beethoven in the key of G Major requiring the intermediate student to play with a crisp yet fluent articulation. The student should give close attention to the quarter notes over a subdued triplet pattern in measures 15-20 .
Sonatine 1 Allegro let Kuhlau:
This is a rewarding sonatina containing a alberti bass in the left hand in the key of C major and brief modulations to c minor with a triplet pattern in the right hand. The intermediate student should pay close attention to the fingerings.
“Spanish Roses” This tango reflects characteristics found in Latin American dance and contains much articulation with a duple meter, sudden pauses and a lyrical middle section. Spanish Roses is a great piece for the level 3-4 student.
This is a lively piano solo in the key of F major which utilizes rhythmic 16 note motives and falls easily under the fingers. “Spinning Song” written by the German composer Albert Elmenreich has upbeat syncopations an is a fun piece for the intermediate pianist. Spinning Song
Springtime Ballad: This is a expressive piano solo in the key of G Major with a ternary form. The intermediate student will enjoy the pleasing middle section which portrays the beginning of Springtime blossoms.
This is a colorful elementary printable, have your students match the correct terms with the symbols hidden in the picture. St. Patricks Day matching worksheet
Have your beginning students draw fermata signs, natural and sharp symbols in this colorful seasonal printable.Summer fun worksheet
Have your primer students draw sharp signs on the yellow part of the beach umbrella, naturals on the red, flat signs on the green, fermatas on the blue and whole notes on the watermelon in this fun seasonal printable.Summer Symbols
This is a fun upbeat piano piece by my student Kylie written in the key of C major with optional flute and percussion, utilizing 4th and 5th intervals and great for the level 2 pianist.
This is a worksheet The Prayer https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SteHp_FnklE…
This is a 16th century Dutch melody originally written by Adrianus Valerius , translated by Theodore Baker, and is a wonderful traditional holiday piece great for the level 2-3 student.
The Flowing River:
This is a lyrical solo which my student Hannah wrote at age 8 to depict the quiescent ebb of a river. The Flowing River is perfect for a beginner working in a middle c position.
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This is Tchaikovsky’s famous Nutcracker theme arranged in a middle c position, with an optional second part in a arpeggiated accompaniment. It is a fun seasonal duet for the beginning student and teacher.
This is the beautiful piano solo classical crossover song by David Foster and Carol Bayer Sager written in the key of F major with a delicate melodic line over a flowing bass and intended for the late intermediate pianist.
This graceful piano piece is from Saint-Saens’ fourteen movement work entitled “Carnival of the Animals”. It is arranged with a arpeggiated bass line in the key of G major and great for a level four student.
Have your elementary students match the picture groups with the correct time signatures below.
This is a delicate hymn in the key of F major with an expressive melody over a broken chord accompaniment and ending with a ornately embellished free flowing cadenza. “Timeless” is a great piece for the level 4-5 pianist.
This lively piece reflects a ragtime style with its syncopated melody over a steady bass line and combines with freestyle passages typical in a toccata form. The intermediate pianist should play with dexterity and technique, accenting the beats in measures 24-26.
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Trains come in on Christmas Day is a piece which conveys the acceleration and deceleration of a busy train on Christmas day, and was written by Owen at age seven.
This is a etude written in the key of d minor with ascending and descending arpeggios surrounding a cantabile middle section. “Tropical Storm Etude” is a great memorization piece for the intermediate pianist.
Have your primer students draw half notes on the turkeys pink feathers, quarter notes on his chest, eight notes on the orange feathers, and whole notes around the feet on this colorful printable.
Have your beginning students draw the correct music symbols in this colorful Christmas printable.
This is a delicate piece utilizing a three note motive and descending thirds with changes in time signature to reflect a soft transforming snowfall . Vienna Snowfall is a great piece for a level 4-5 student.
This is a light hearted flowing piece arranged for solo piano with optional flute and strings. The late intermediate student should maintain a consistent legato fingering with the arpeggiated chords in the left hand.
This beautiful, romantic waltz by Chopin is arranged with a seamless bass line to be played in a flowing manner and a melody line utilizing decorative ornaments with fingerings added for the late intermediate student.
This is a lighthearted waltz in the key of E flat major by the classical composer Muzio Clementi, requiring the intermediate pianist to play with clear articulation and dynamics. SEE STUDENT VIDEO PDF: Waltz in Eb Clementi
This is my arrangement of Irving Berlin’s “White Christmas” which was first made famous by Bing Crosby’s performance on his radio show, Christmas day in 1941. The intermediate pianist will enjoy this rich and lyrical piece in the key of C major alternating with a melody that sings over a softer triplet accompaniment. YOU TUBE VIDEO