Composer of the month – Martha Mier

The composer for December is…Martha Mier! Background Martha Mier is a pianist, piano teacher, composer, and clinician and currently resides in Florida. I met her briefly at MTNA (Music Teacher’s National Association) in Baltimore in March 2017 as she was presenting newly composed material. Her “Jazz, Rag & Blues” series are hugely popular with many … More Composer of the month – Martha Mier

Composer of the month – Wynn-Anne Rossi

Hello everyone! And in a blink of an eye, September has zoomed by!  I’ve skipped September because I had a baby on the last day of August, and I’m starting to get back into the groove of blogging. Here is October’s composer: Composer for October…Wynn-Anne Rossi! Background Wynn-Anne Rossi is a composer, pianist and music … More Composer of the month – Wynn-Anne Rossi

Composer(s) of the month – the Bastiens

Composer(s) for August…the Bastiens! Background One of the first books I was taught from was James Bastien’s series “Bastien Piano Basics”. As a result, when I first started teaching piano, these were my “go-to” books. I used Bastien’s Primer A and B books for young beginners, and continued with book 1, 2, 3. Meanwhile, I … More Composer(s) of the month – the Bastiens