Sheet Music composed by Jane Tate
Flutterbyes is an elegant, Chopin-esque waltz composed by Jane Tate. This showcase solo is ideal for intermediates of all ages!
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Flutterbyes (Digital: Single User)
Flutterbyes (Digital: Studio License)
About the composer
Jane Tate is a native of Great Britain and has resided in Minnesota since 2003. She earned her bachelors of music with an emphasis in piano performance from the University of Saint Thomas, Saint Paul, and is currently working towards a masters in music therapy. Jane enjoys composing pedagogical pieces that are widely accessible to all ages. She teaches piano and early childhood music at MacPhail Center for Music in Minneapolis. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family and their zoo of animals!
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