Books

BOOKS

Melanie has authored 19 books. These include piano text books, several piano series, anthologies, piano examination syllabuses, and original compositions.

Her writing has been published by many of the world’s leading music publishers including Schott Music, Willis Music Company, Faber Music and Alfred Music UK. The three-book course Play it again: PIANO has become one of Schott’s best selling series, having sold in over 100 countries and, in 2022/3, it will be published in Chinese.

As a composer, Melanie has predominantly worked with Schott Music, where she is one of the few female composers to be published in their Edition Schott Series. She has also published music with Willis Music Co., 80 Days Publishing and EVC Music.

Melanie’s music has been featured in several examination boards including the London College of Music, RSL, and the International Performing and Visual Arts Examination Board. She has recently written, compiled and annotated three pre-Grade one piano syllabuses for the London College of Music.

Click on each publication below to find out more.

Play it again: PIANO

Women Composers – A Graded Anthology For Piano

First Repertoire For Little Pianists

So You Want To Play The Piano?

The Faber Music Piano Anthology

London College of Music Pre-Grade One Syllabuses

Original Compositions

Guest Writing

Compositions, Arrangements, Articles and Performance Notes