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- Lighten Up!
Sheet Music composed by Jennifer Eklund
Lighten Up! is an easy minor-key solo for beginners that is part of Jennifer Eklund’s Pronto Pizazz Volume 2 collection. This short study which focuses on staccato and finger independence in both hands also includes an upbeat teacher accompaniment.
Digital Sheet Music
Lighten Up! (Digital: Single User)
Lighten Up! (Digital: Unlimited Reproductions)
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About the composer
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.
This product is part of a collection
Pronto Pizazz: Volume 2
Ready for more pizazz for your beginning level students? Pronto Pizazz Volume 2 features 14 easy solos that explore a variety of genres and tonal centers and all include contemporary teacher duet parts. These engaging showcase style solos help to solidify reading skills, proper phrasing technique, and will surely be a hit at your next recital!
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