Sheet Music composed by Sara Tomlinson
Autumn Leaves, composed by Sara Tomlinson, is a spirited lyrical solo for intermediates. This piece is part of the Creation Collage songbook.
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Autumn Leaves (Digital: Single User)
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About the composer
Sara Tomlinson minored in music at Marietta College in Marietta, Ohio. She also holds a masters degree in school counseling from University of the Southwest. Her diverse interests lead her to composing music, playing at church, and counseling teens to make good life choices. She currently resides in Findlay, Ohio with her husband and two children.
This product is part of a collection
Creation Collage is a collection of ten season-themed character pieces by Sara Tomlinson. This book of contemporary, showcase-style works will delight intermediates of all ages.
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