On the Brighter Side
Sheet Music composed by Chrissy Ricker
On the Brighter Side is an easy swinging solo with teacher duet composed by Chrissy Ricker. This showcase piece is part of the Ready to Quest songbook.
Digital Sheet Music
On the Brighter Side (Digital: Single User)
On the Brighter Side (Digital: Unlimited Reproductions)
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About the composer
Chrissy Ricker holds a Master’s degree in music with a concentration in piano performance and pedagogy from Meredith College in North Carolina and is also a Nationally Certified Teacher of Music. She enjoys composing music that is educational, motivational, and just plain fun to play. Her piano music has been featured on the contest lists of many state and national organizations, including the National Federation of Music Clubs.
This product is part of a collection
Ready to Quest!
Ready to Quest! features ten beginning level solos with teacher duets composed by Chrissy Ricker. This collection of video-game inspired pieces will delight students of all ages!
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