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Piano Pronto®: Prelude
Method Book written by Jennifer Eklund
Piano Pronto Prelude book is a primer level piano lesson book for beginners of all ages with no prior experience.
Piano Pronto®: Prelude (Hardcopy)
Piano Pronto®: Prelude (Digital: Single User)
Piano Pronto®: Prelude (Digital: Unlimited Reproductions)
Prelude: Power Pages™ (Digital: Unlimited Reproductions)
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About the author
Jennifer Eklund holds a bachelor’s degree in music with an emphasis in performance and pedagogy and a master’s degree in historical musicology from California State University, Long Beach. She is an avid arranger, composer, and author of the Piano Pronto® method books series as well as a wide variety of supplemental songbooks for students of all ages and levels.
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