Up on the 12th Street Housetop
Up on the 12th Street Housetop is a clever mashup of “Up on the Housetop” and Euday L. Bowman’s “12th Street Rag,” arranged as an easy piano trio for late beginners and early intermediates by Kris Skaletski. Purchase includes separate parts and a stacked full score.
Up in the Air
Up in the Air is an upbeat solo for very early beginners of all ages that includes a teacher duet. This piece can be taught by note, rote, or finger number and features bass clef notation and the use of a group of three black keys with the left hand. Part of the Rising Starz Volume 1 songbook.
Jungle Gym Journey
Jungle Gym Journey is a fun and engaging solo with teacher duet by Kris Skaletski. This solo can be taught by rote and focuses on counting a measure of rests and then playing a pentascale in five-finger position. This piece is part of the Piano Playground songbook.
Enchanted Garden is a sparkling, contemplative showcase solo for late beginners by Jennifer Eklund. This piece is a gentle way to introduce the key of G-flat major, can easily be taught by rote, and provides an opportunity to work on rubato with students in the early stages of lessons.