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.
Hurry Scurry!, by Rick Robertson is an early intermediate level showcase solo in a fast and flashy style. It is inspired by the beloved Arabesque, op. 100 no. 2 by Friedrich Burgmüller. Its passages lie easily under the hands, and is effective in a variety of tempos. This will serve as a wonderful showpiece for a pianist who wants to shine!