Piano Pronto® Transfer Guide
Written by Jennifer Eklund
Use our free transfer guide to help place students in the appropriate level of the Piano Pronto series. Recommendations are given for both the method series and supplemental books. Updated and revised in September 2019.
Piano Pronto® Transfer Guide (Digital: Studio License)
About the author
Jennifer Eklund holds a bachelor’s and a master’s degree in music 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. She is also a Signature Artist with Musicnotes.com with a large catalog of popular music titles for musicians of all levels.
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