Weekend Competition: Play Women Composers

I don’t normally host two Weekend Competitions in a row, but today’s offering is another interesting publication for pianists of all abilities. Play Women Composers is a new digital volume, published by Pianist Magazine, comprising twelve piano works, taking pianists from elementary to advanced level. Featuring nine female composers spanning a couple of centuries, it’s…

Palm Court Waltz: The Winner!

Many thanks to all those who took part in my weekend competition. The prize is a copy of the newly published Palm Court Waltz for piano duet, written by pianist, composer and professor of piano at the Royal College of Music and the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, Julian Jacobson. The winner is: JILL MORTON Congratulations! Please…

Palm Court Waltz: Weekend Competition

It’s time for a weekend competition. Today’s prize is a copy of the score of this majestic, rousing, and effective duet written by pianist, composer and professor of piano at the Royal College of Music and the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, Julian Jacobson. Julian has been composing for many years and his work is published by…

Winner of The Faber Music Soundtracks Piano Anthology Competition

Many thanks to all those who took part in my weekend competition. The prize is a copy of the new piano publication from Faber Music: The Faber Music Soundtracks Piano Anthology. This volume contains over 50 arrangements of your favourites themes from TV and film. You can find out much more and purchase this book…

Peaceful Piano Playlist: the winner

Many thanks to those who took part in my weekend competition. The prize is a copy of Faber Music’s latest piano anthology, Peaceful Piano Playlist. You can find out more about this volume, here. The winner is… MICHAEL THOMPSON Congratulations! Please send your address via the contact page on this blog and your book will…

Weekend Competition: the winners…

Many thanks to all those who took part in my weekend competition. The featured resources this week are Paul Harris’ A Piece A Week and Books 1 & 2 of The Foundation Pianist, all published by Faber Music.   THE WINNERS Katie Frayling wins A Piece A Week Grade 4 Piano Rebecca Swaby wins The…

Weekend Competition: The Foundation Pianist & A Piece A Week

Before I jet off to the Far East for a very exciting book tour (more about that in another post), it’s time for a Weekend Competition. Today’s competition features Paul Harris’ latest book, A Piece A Week, and a new series, The Foundation Pianist, written by Karen Marshall and David Blackwell; both published by Faber…

Weekend Competition: the winners

Many thanks to all who took part in my weekend competition. There were three books on offer this weekend, all from Faber Music’s immense library: Ultimate Piano Solos, and The Easy Piano Series, Film and Shows. The winners are: Miriam wins the Ultimate Piano Solos Jennifer Foxx wins The Easy Piano Series: Film Kathy Thompson…

Weekend competition: Learn to Sight Read by E-Music Maestro

My competition today focuses on a new set of publications from E-Music Maestro. Lean to Sight Read & Hear the Difference is a series of comprehensive sight-reading manuals for teachers and students using free QR code technology. Included in each book are 100 short pieces, in a range of appropriate keys covering a wide variety…

Piano Gallery: the winner

Many thanks to all for taking part in my first competition of the year. The prize is a copy of Piano Gallery, a new collection of 14 pieces written by Pam Wedgwood and published by Faber Music. The winner is: SHARON SCOTT Congratulations! Please send your address via the contact page here on this blog,…