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Seven Way to Establish Good Practice Habits Infographic

These are my seven best ways to establish good practice habits for myself and my piano students. Grab this colorful infographic and post it in your studio or give it…

Deep River

“Deep River Lord, My home is over Jordan. Deep River Lord, I want to cross over into campground.” I arranged this beautiful piece after the passing of my dear friend….

Perpetual Motion

This fast piece is an excellent study in precision and fingering. Students young and old will enjoy learning and performing this exciting piece. ” width=”425″ height=”550″]   @paloma-piano-llc

Fantasy on Joy to the World

You will love this big, splashy arrangement of the Christmas favorite that sounds harder to play than it actually is. Listen to the Audio: @paloma-piano-llc Watch the Video:

Amazing Grace

Amazing Grace is arguably the most well-known hymn in the world. I created this piano arrangement for a student of mine who was asked to play at his church. I…

Rainy Day Doodle

Rainy and dreary days need some sweet music. This little piece will lift your spirits. Watch the Video.

Fantasy on Carol of the Bells – Later Intermediate

This arrangement is for later-intermediate piano students who would like a challenge. It is the traditional Carol of the Bells with some extra flair. Right-hand runs and arpeggiated sections, along…

The Cricket’s Curtain Call

Last November outside of my window in Northeast Ohio I heard one little cricket chirping away. She was the inspiration for this song. Perfect for anyone interested in singing. Lyrics:…

Learning Leadsheets

Learning to play using lead sheets is a valuable skill for any pianist. I have created a resource for my students that I am sharing with all of you. I…

Spanish Dance – Number 1

Your students will love playing this beautiful, lively piece. You won’t want to miss the fun and excitement of the lyrical melody and Spanish-style left-hand accompaniment. Listen to the piece….

Spanish Dance – Number 2

A fun piece in the Spanish style. Students will love this piece. Perfect for recitals and festivals! @paloma-piano-llc

Blues – Level 2

Improvisation is one of the keys to strong and lasting musicianship Learning to play the Blues is a fun and easy way to get students of any age improvising and…

Lourdes Hymn

This beautiful Catholic hymn is also known as the hymn “Immaculate Mary”. It was written in 1847 by Augustus Tozer. I hear it played every day at noon as the…

Macabre Musette

This piece is great for any time of year. Written in a contrapuntal style with a few macabre twists and turns this piece is fun to play. The fingering, tempo,…

Indigo Waltz

A little Bluesy piece that will lift your spirits. Indigo Waltz is perfect for players who love a jazzy sound. Listen to the Audio @paloma-piano-llc  

Jazzy Doodle 3 – Invention

The perfect balance of counterpoint and jazz harmony makes this piece a real winner with later-intermediate students. Perfect for building rhythmic skills, fingering, and technique. You will love hearing your…

Blues – Level 1

Improvisation is one of the keys to strong and lasting musicianship Learning to play the Blues is a fun and easy way to get students of any age improvising and…

First Classics – Chopin – Prelude in B Minor

Paloma Piano – First Classics – Chopin – Prelude in B Minor

Loch Lomond

I couldn’t get this beautiful melody out of my head so I decided to do an arrangement for myself to play. I hope you will enjoy it! Listen to the…

The Pelican’s Strut

Paloma Piano – The Pelican’s Strut Later-Intermediate students will love this bluesy little piece. Syncopated rhythm and a stock walking bass make it super fun to play. This piece is…

O Holy Night

This beautiful Christmas piece is perfect for the Intermediate student. The arrangement is easy to play but retains the beautiful spirit of the piece!    

Candlelight Meditation

Paloma Piano – Candlelight Meditation I love Christmas music! I arranged this piece for a Christmas Eve Candlelight Service. The two most well-known settings of  Luther’s “Away in a Manger”…

Jazzy Doodle 2 – Strolling Along

Super fun to play and a great choice for students who have an interest in Jazz. Listen to the Audio @paloma-piano-llc      

Lake Superior

Lake Superior is part of a collection of music based on the traditional music of the Native American and Indigenous people of the Great Lakes region of North America. Lake…

The Cardinal Sings

Inspired by the song of the Cardinal this challenging, beautiful, and unique piece. The Cardinal Sings is composed in a more serious style. @paloma-piano-llc

Angels We Have Heard on High

Angels We Have Heard on High (with Pachelbel Canon) A beautiful arrangement of two pieces combined to create a perfect holiday recital piece or a piece to be played in…

A Conspiracy of Ravens

A Conspiracy of Ravens is a later-intermediate piano piece for Halloween or any time of year. Students and teachers alike will love playing this super-scary piece. Although it sounds great…

Sisters

This elegant piece in the spirit of Satie’s Gymnopedie no.3 was written in honor of sisters everywhere. It’s whimsical melody and the gentle left hand will make it a favorite…

He Slumbers Not

“He Slumbers Not” is an original vocal composition with piano accompaniment. The exquisite lyrics in this composition make this the most beautiful lullaby in the world. “He Slumbers Not” will…

The Mourning Dove’s Song

The Mourning Dove’s Song is an original composition for voice with piano accompaniment by Doreen Hall for Paloma Piano’s Platinum Members “The Mourning Dove’s Song” Music and lyrics by Doreen…

Peace Silk

I am super serious about writing lyrics and composing vocal music that inspires singers of all ages and paints a picture of the world around all of us. Songs that…

Vignette

This piece is advanced and composed in a modern classical style. Interesting harmony and complex rhythm make this piece both exciting to listen to and challenging to play.

Children’s Blessing

How sweet it is to see the youngest worshippers come forward for a special Children’s Blessing.  This blend of “Jesus Loves Me” and “Jesus Loves the Little Children” is the…

The Sky in Late Winter

This original piece “The Sky in Late Winter” is inspired by the U.S. Northeastern sky. At the end of March when the world is still gray and I find myself…

Mighty Fortress

This is an arrangement of the classic hymn “A Mighty Fortress is our God”. Not for the faint of heart, this arrangement of the iconic hymn requires some “chops”. That…

Gospel Grace

This Gospel-style arrangement of the famous hymn “Grace That is Greater Than All Our Sin” by Julia H. Johnston and Daniel Towner is a sure congregation pleaser. The full chords…

Fairest Lord Jesus

This beautiful hymn “Fairest Lord Jesus Piano Arrangement” begins with music that sounds like church bells ringing. Written as a church offertory this piece is suitable for Teachers or Advanced…

Come, Thou Font

This Arrangement of Come Thou Font of Every Blessing by Nettelton is for teachers or advanced players. Complex rhythms and meter changes make this piece exciting for performer and listener alike….

Hark the Herald Angels Sing

Teachers and students alike will love playing this Baroque-style arrangement of the wonderful Christmas Hymn “Hark the Herald Angels Sing”. Short and sweet this lively piece is perfect for a church…

Carol of the Bells

  This super easy arrangement of “Carol of the Bells” can be played by anyone. This piece can easily be taught by rote and kids love it! “Carol of the Bells”…

It Came Upon a Midnight Clear

This meditational piece  “It Came Upon A Midnight Clear” for Later Intermediate Players is rich in beautiful harmonies. Perfect for A Christmas Eve Candlelight Service or a quiet Christmas Party….

The ‘Hoppy’ Farmer

This Jazzy Arrangement of Schumann’s “Happy Farmer” Is a lot of fun for students to play. If they can play the original they are up to playing this light-hearted rendition…

Botany Bay

Botany Bay is an elegant arrangement of the beautiful Australian Tune. Written for Late Intermediate-Early Advanced Pianists. Listen to Botany Bay:@paloma-piano-llc Watch the video of Botany Bay: Here is a…

Dream

Students will love this introspective piece. It’s interesting rhythms and harmonies will keep students and listeners engaged and dreaming of the future. It is part of a collection that includes…

Discovery

Fast-paced and syncopated, this piece will inspire players and listeners alike. It is part of a collection that includes the piece “Dream”  “Wonder” and “Vision”. This piece is also in…

Mo Li Hua

Don’t miss this gorgeous arrangement of the Haunting Chinese melody Mo Li Hua (Jasmine Flower). Lush harmonies bring this piece to life. Mo Li Hua stays true to the pentatonic…

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