Student Info Sheet -

View my Aim, Policies, Introduction - or contact me about other topics and questions : (813).438.0290

What's my passion as a teacher?  

 See these blog posts:

Benefits of Music Study
The Three Ways to Play Piano 
 Bach Would Be Proud: I Teach Chord Playing
Music - Peacemaking in WWII
Bach's Fifth Gospel in Japan
After 20 Years, Why I'm Still Teaching - Dr. George Grant




Recital Information

Recital Participation and Attendance Protocols

Student Resources  -  

Method Books/ Curriculum

Highschool Credit Info -

 Contact me about course requirements and transcripts.

Printable Sheet Music: 

Lots to choose from here: G Major Music Freebies collection.


Brahms' Lullaby
We Gather Together

Late Beginner:

Version of  Debussy's "Jardins sur la Pluie"  /   Listen here

 For He's a Jolly Good Fellow

Eine kleine Nachtmusik    --by Mozart 

Beginner Classics:

Handel - Passepied in C (c. 1710)

Handel - Menuet in Dm

Leopold Mozart: From the Notebook for Nannerl (1759):

Menuett No.II
Menuett No.IV  

Menuett No.VII 

Menuett No. 14

Menuett No. 13

Czerny  - Practical Method for Beginners, Op. 599,  No. 2  (c. 1840)

Czerny  - Five Finger Studies, Op. 777,  Exercises 1 - 4 (p. 1-2)

 (More Czerny available here) 

R. Schumann:  Album für die Jugend (for the Young), Op.68 (1848)

No. 1 Melody
No. 2 Soldier's March

Hermann Berens:   50 Pieces for Beginners, No. 1, 5, 6, 11, 12, 13, 20, 21 (c. 1850)

 Bela Bartok,  10 Easy Pieces Peasant's Song on p. 2 (1908)

Igor Stravinsky: Les cinq doigts(1912) No. 1-3 (p. 1-4) Available soon


Early Intermediate:

My Country 'Tis of Thee/God Save the Queen
Largo, fr om The New World Symphony "Going Home"
For He's a Jolly Good Fellow
Pachelbel's Canon (Canon in D)
Versions of 'Rondo alla Turca,' or   "Turkish March" by Mozart

Beginner Lead Sheets (Chord Symbol Learning):

Happy Birthday
Celtic "The Water Is Wide"
Irish "The Minstrel Boy" Amazing Grace
America the Beautiful
What Child Is This/ Greensleeves

 Lead Sheet (Chord Symbol Music) Lists:

New and Old Christian Worship

More direct links to sheet music coming soon!  Check out my blog posts for resources as well.

List of Play by Ear Pieces I Teach:

Star Wars
Beethoven's 9th : Ode to Joy
Aristocats theme
Is NYC your Home?
Angels in Flight
In the Mood
The Words Get in the Way - Gloria Estefan
Mission Impossible Theme
The Last Rose of Summer
The Pink Panther
Last of the Mohicans Theme
Sense and Sensibility Theme

Intermediate Notated Music
Handel - Sarabande in Dm  Listen

Beethoven - Fur Elise

Advanced Notated Music 
  Schindler's List Film Theme
Chopin -  Nocturne in Eb, opus 9, no. 2 
Linus and Lucy from Peanuts, Vince Guaraldi

updated December 2017