Sync or Swim
Sync or Swim is an easy syncopated Latin-style solo for beginners that is part of Jennifer Eklund’s Pronto Pizazz Volume 2 collection. This short study focuses on easy syncopated patterns and finger independence in both hands and includes an upbeat teacher accompaniment.
Don’t Get Left Behind
Don’t Get Left Behind is a duet for late-beginners using one hand only. Great swing-style showcase duet for students who need extra bass clef practice or who have broken bones! Music by Jennifer Eklund. This piece has been selected for the NFMC Festivals Bulletin, 2020-2024.
Swing ‘n’ Sway
Swing ’n’ Sway is an upbeat jazzy solo solo for primers and beginners of all ages. While this solo stands alone it also includes a fresh teacher duet part. This piece. part of the Rising Starz Volume 2 songbook, is a great way to introduce early beginners to the concept of swing-style, lilting eighth notes.
Up, Up, and Away!
Up, Up, and Away is an upbeat showcase for primers and beginners of all ages that will get students playing all the way to the top of the keyboard. While this solo stands alone it also includes a contemporary teacher duet part that makes for a lovely recital showcase piece.
Rock ‘n’ Cha
Rock ’n’ Cha is an upbeat Latin-style solo with fun and easy harmonic intervals for primers and beginners of all ages. While this solo stands alone it also includes a Latin-style romping teacher duet part which makes for a great showcase piece for recitals.
Let’s Rock is an upbeat pop-style solo for primers and beginners of all ages and offers a great opportunity to teach easy syncopated rhythms. While this solo stands alone it also includes a contemporary teacher duet part that adds an extra layer of fun to this showcase solo.