Roadtrip!® Space Odyssey
Ready to blast off on an intergalactic piano voyage? Roadtrip Space Odyssey features eighteen space-themed showcase solos for late beginners of all ages. Lush, contemporary teacher duet parts are included in the book for every song. Play-along tracks are available to amp up the fun factor! Music and lyrics by Jennifer Eklund and Kris Skaletski.
To feed students’ cravings for playing in minor keys, Minor Marvels features twelve showcase-style piano solos, four solos with optional teacher duet parts, and two duets. These selections are ideal for late beginners through early intermediates and will gloomily gleam at a Halloween recital or whenever a minor mood strikes!
Full Speed Ahead!
Do you have students who love to play fast and are always wondering just how high the metronome can go? This is the collection for them! Full Speed Ahead features fourteen fast and flashy showcase solos for late beginners and early intermediates. Music composed by Jennifer Eklund.
Stage Left!: Volume 2
Broken arm? No problem! Stage Left Volume 2 features 18 engaging left-handed solos with contemporary teacher duets included. This volume is also great for beginners who need more practice with bass clef reading and independent left hand dexterity work. This book contains selections for the NFMC Festivals Bulletin, 2020-2024.
Piano Playground is a fun collection of rote pieces that are approachable for all learners, with titles and lyrics that inspire play at the piano. These pattern-based pieces are well-suited for developing technique, establishing an inner pulse, and supporting on-staff reading while building skill and confidence. Music and lesson plans by Kris Skaletski with teacher duets composed by Jennifer Eklund. Super Soundtrack available and includes orchestrated backing tracks with two tempo options and duet recordings.
Under the ‘C’
Under the ‘C’ is an engaging collection of bass clef rote pieces that are approachable for all learners, with titles and lyrics inspired by the deep sea and its creatures. These pattern-based pieces are well-suited for developing technique, establishing an inner pulse, and supporting on-staff reading while building skill and confidence. Music and lesson plans by Kris Skaletski with teacher duets composed by Jennifer Eklund. Super Soundtrack includes orchestrated backing tracks and teacher duet parts with and without the student part.
Are You Game?
Are You Game? features ten easy solos, duets, and trios composed by Kris Skaletski. These flexible and fun showcase pieces include a variety of performance options and are great for private, partner, and group lessons. Super Soundtrack includes orchestrated backing track and full trio recordings.
First Perfect Patterns
First Perfect Patterns, features thirteen easy showcase solos, in a variety of styles, for beginners, composed by Chrissy Ricker. Each piece is preceded by a preparatory exercise that encourages students to analyze and recognize the patterns in the music.
Hit Singles is the solution to the perennial “broken-arm conundrum” in your studio! This collection features twelve one-handed showcase solos which can be played with either the left or right hand. Music by Chrissy Ricker. This book contains selections for the NFMC Festivals Bulletin, 2020-2024.
Have video game lovers in your studio? Of course you do! Let’s Quest is a collection of video game inspired showcase solos, composed by Chrissy Ricker, that will delight late beginners of all ages in your studio! This book contains selections for the NFMC Festivals Bulletin, 2020-2024.
Star Search is part of “The Getaway” choose-your-own-adventure-style book series by Canadian composer, Lisa Frederick, that allows the student to choose how their musical adventure unfolds. Featuring twelve showcase solos in varying styles and tonal centers, this collection is ideal for beginners and late-beginners of all ages. Take a spectacular journey to outer space or become a sports superstar, you decide what happens first!
Hungry for a fast & flashy showcase solo? Stataco Tostada is a cheeky ode to the common mispronunciations we’ve all heard a million times. This early intermediate showcase solo, arranged by Jennifer Eklund, is loosely based on traditional Mexican folk melodies and provides a great opportunity for students to work on articulations and chord inversions.