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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:…

Back to School Blues

Summer is officially over and the kids are back to school. This funny little song will help both students and teachers celebrate (or commiserate) the end of summer. Listen to…

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…

Doorbell Boogie

Inspired by my student’s doorbell.  We worked together to put together this fun little number. Listen to the Audio: @paloma-piano-llc Watch the Video:

Three Ostinato Pieces for Summer

These beautiful pieces will make any pianist feel great about playing. These pieces feature an ostinato left hand making them easy to learn. The pieces sound sophisticated and they are…

First Classics – Beethoven Ecossaise in G

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770 – 1827) was a German composer and pianist. Beethoven’s Écossaise in G Major is one of the Classical Selections offered by Paloma Piano. Taken from Wikipedia:…

First Classics – Mozart – Allegro in Bb Major

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756 – 1791) was a prolific and influential composer of the Classical period. Mozart’s Allegro in B flat is one of the Classical Selections offered by Paloma…

First Classics – Bach – Minuet in G Major

Johann Sebastian Bach (31 March 1685 – 28 July 1750) was a German composer and musician of the late Baroque period. Bach’s Minuet in G Major is one of the…

Pirate’s Rag

Ahoy Mateys! Students and teachers alike will love this intermediate piece Listen to “The Pirate’s Rag” @paloma-piano-llc  

Three Ostinato Pieces for Spring

Autumn, Winter, and now we have… Three Ostinato Pieces for Spring!! March, April, and May are just as elegant as the other ostinato pieces and perfect for today’s busy students…

Day Moon

Inspired by the beautiful South Florida winter. This lovely piece features a haunting melody and interesting harmonies. More advanced students and teachers will love playing this romantic-style piece. Listen to…

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

Side Step Blues

Perfect for students who want to play something bluesy and fun. This piece is part of the Blues Level Two method book. @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…

Three Ostinato Pieces for Winter

“Three Ostinato Pieces for Autumn” was a big hit with both students and teachers. So we are leveling up the difficulty a bit and adding “Three Ostinato Pieces for Winter”…

Instant Christmas

If you need something your students can learn in a flash, look no further these three pieces are the answer. Choose one, two, or all three! Jingle Bell Blues is…

O Come, O Come Emmanuel

A fresh arrangement of the traditional Christmas/Advent hymn. Suitable for early-advanced students or professional musicians.   Listen: @paloma-piano-llc Watch the Video:        

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…

Musical Word Search Game

Students can have fun and review musical terms at the same time. What a great bonus for your students! Tempo Markings Dynamics Famous Composers

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,…

Three Ostinato Pieces for Autumn

Students of all ages love beautiful pieces that sound hard but are easy to play. These pieces fit the bill. You can teach them in a ‘New York Minute’ and…

Chord Speller Challenge

One of the great ways to keep students engaged and motivated is to teach them to play some of their favorite popular music. I teach popular music by ear and…

Staff Worksheets

Print these out stick them in a plastic sheet protector and kids can practice writing notes using a dry-erase marker. I send these out in my online preschool kit. See…

The Witches’ Waltz

Hauntingly beautiful and not too hard. This piece is so pretty that students of all ages and levels will love to play it. Take a listen: @paloma-piano-llc Watch the video…

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  

Reading Rx

The companion to Rhythm Rx this book will help those students who are having trouble “getting it” when it comes to note reading. 20 pages of 8 and 16-measure exercises…

Silent Sea

I really wanted to write a beautiful piece for my students to play and enjoy. Inspired by Willian Gillock’s “Lyric Preludes in Romantic Style” I wrote this piece. This haunting…

Mojave Dusk

A beautiful piece. Easy to learn by rote or by note. It is a companion to Sonoran Sunrise. Listen to Mojave Dusk@paloma-piano-llc  

Sonoran Sunrise

A beautiful piece. Easy to learn by rote or by note. It is a companion to Mojave Dusk. Listen to Sonoran Sunrise:@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

Chapel Bells

Chapel Bells is a lovely motivational piece for beginners that they can rote or by note.

Fort Pond Bay – Duet

All students will love this duet and so will you. I wrote it for my online siblings. Piano 2 is an ostinato making it super easy for younger or less experienced…

Three Pieces for the Left Hand

I don’t think there are many pianists who can’t use a little extra left-hand practice. Our students are no exception. I created this collection so that my students can practice…

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…

Planets – Neptune

The Planets Collection from  Paloma Piano is more new music to help us all with our beginners, especially those online beginners who are having some struggles with note reading. I…

Planets – Uranus

The Planets Collection from  Paloma Piano is more new music to help us all with our beginners, especially those online beginners who are having some struggles with note reading. I…

Planets – Saturn

The Planets Collection from  Paloma Piano is more new music to help us all with our beginners, especially those online beginners who are having some struggles with note reading. I…

Planets – Jupiter

The Planets Collection from  Paloma Piano is more new music to help us all with our beginners, especially those online beginners who are having some struggles with note reading. I…

Major Scale Bingo

A fun way to learn the Major Scales

Planets – Mars

The Planets Collection from  Paloma Piano is more new music to help us all with our beginners, especially those online beginners who are having some struggles with note reading. I…

Planets – Earth

The Planets Collection from  Paloma Piano is more new music to help us all with our beginners, especially those online beginners who are having some struggles with note reading. I…

Planets – Venus

The Planets Collection from  Paloma Piano is more new music to help us all with our beginners, especially those online beginners who are having some struggles with note reading. I…

Planets – Mercury

The Planets Collection from  Paloma Piano is more new music to help us all with our beginners, especially those online beginners who are having some struggles with note reading. I…

Easiest Rag

My students love Ragtime music! This piece is taken from Paloma Piano Book 4 and is a great way to introduce students to the genre. It’s fun to play and…

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…

First Classics Collection

Make teaching online or in-person easier with the First Classics Collection! This collection contains 25 of my favorite classical pieces to teach my students who are just beginning to explore…

What Child is This?

This beautiful arrangement of the Christmas favorite is perfect for students or teachers to play. Your students and their families will love it. Listen to “What Child is This?” @paloma-piano-llc…

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!    

My Favorite Piano Book

Paloma Piano – My Favorite Piano Book Welcome to “My Favorite Piano Book”.This book is specially designed for young beginning piano students. This pre-reading book is designed to get students…

The Holly and the Ivy

“The Holly and the Ivy” is a traditional British folk Christmas carol, listed as number 514 in the Roud Folk Song Index. The song can be traced only as far…

The Virgin Mary

The Virgin Mary is an arrangement of a traditional song called “The Virgin Mary Had a Baby Boy”. It appears in many Christian Hymnals. Its origin is from a West…

First Classics – Rameau – Rondino

Jean-Philippe Rameau (1683 – 1764) was a French composer and music theorist. Remeau’s Rondino is one of the Classical Selections offered by Paloma Piano.

First Classics – Haydn – Scherzo

Franz Joseph Haydn (1732 – 1809) was an Austrian composer of the Classical period. Haydn’s Scherzo is one of the Classical Selections offered by Paloma Piano.

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”…

Thankful

This is a piece written especially for the Thanksgiving holiday. The piece is suitable for beginners and features lyrics that capture the spirit of Thanksgiving. Your beginners will enjoy playing…

Fairy Thistle Reel

Fairy Thistle Reel is a happy piece with an Irish twist. This piece is for early-intermediate players. Perfect for any time of the year.   @paloma-piano-llc  

Halloween Card

Happy Halloween!! This super-cute editable card is something special you can mail or email to your students to wish them a Happy Halloween!!

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