A Gentle Strength (Cancer)
Sheet Music composed by Lisa Donovan Lukas
A Gentle Strength (Cancer) is an elegant lyrical solo for intermediates composed by Lisa Donovan Lukas. This piece is part of the astrology-inspired songbook “Signs of the Time.”
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About the composer
Lisa Donovan Lukas
Lisa Donovan Lukas holds a Bachelor’s degree in Music Composition from the University of Southern California’s Thornton School of Music. She worked for many years as a proofreader-copyist for film composers at Universal Studios, Warner Brothers, Disney, and JoAnn Kane Music Service. A prolific composer/lyricist and lifelong pianist, Lisa maintains an active piano studio where she enjoys teaching piano, music composition, and songwriting.
This product is part of a collection
Signs of the Time
Signs of the Time is a collection of twelve contemporary solos for intermediates by Lisa Donovan Lukas based on the astrological signs of the zodiac. Each piece includes a description of personality traits unique to each sign. So, what’s your sign?
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