Alfred Music, the leader in music education for 94 years, produces educational, reference, pop, and performance materials for teachers, students, professionals, and hobbyists spanning every musical instrument, style, and difficulty level.
Alfred Music is now also paired with MakeMusic, which is part of Peaksware Holdings, LLC portfolio of companies, to transform how music is composed, published, taught, learned, and performed by bringing together the leaders in educational music publishing and music technology.
Artistry at the Piano is the culminating work of Mary Gae George and her late husband, the distinguished composer Jon George. Their broad experience as performers, teachers, authors, and composers resulted in this innovative course of study that takes beginning students of all ages to the threshold of the advanced piano literature.
With Artistry at the Piano the Georges solved the issues that previously frustrated the efforts of teachers and students while giving them what has been described as the most beautiful music ever composed for elementary pianists.
Boosey & Hawkes is the largest specialist classical music publishing company in the world. Boosey currently offers works by Christopher Norton on the SuperScore platform.
Chris Norton is a highly original and engaging musician and pedagogue. He is well known for teaching materials that make contemporary music styles accessible to beginning and intermediate level students.
Bradley Sowash Music publishes jazz-inspired repertory and instructional materials for beginning to advanced pianists that emphasize self-expression through improvisation, applied chord theory, and contemporary rhythmic styles. Additional products and publications include handmade wooden teaching tools and works for choir, orchestra, string quartet, large and small jazz ensembles.
Carol Matz has composed, authored, and arranged over 300 published titles for piano students. An experienced piano teacher herself, Carol has presented numerous piano-teaching workshops throughout the United States, Canada, England, New Zealand, and Australia.
In addition to publishing under the name Carol Matz Piano, Ms. Matz is well known for her Famous & Fun series published by Alfred Music and available in SuperScore.
CyberConservatory was founded by George F. Litterst and Paul Sheftel with the mission of bringing new creative resources to teachers and students.
CyberConservatory produces engaging, interactive publications for piano students, ranging from beginners to late intermediate level players to adult music hobbyists.
Jonny B Productions publishes the interactive percussion curriculum created by Jonathan Baer. This curriculum consists of 8 method books designed to help master time, rhythm, phrasing, musicianship, sight reading, percussive technique, coordination, and creativity. The method provides a complete tool for teaching drum set in both private lessons and group classes.
“Little Gems for Piano” books are like magic for aspiring piano students of all ages. Authored by Paula Dreyer, these publications enable pianists all over the world to express themselves easily through impressive and rewarding music. These “Little Gems” are sure to intrigue any student with the use of colorful sonorities, impressive repeated patterns, and a variety of registers. From the earliest rote piece, to the advanced sounds of world music, pianists of all levels and ages will be delighted and captivated by the “Little Gems.”
Music Perceptions creates fresh, new ways to teach essential musicianship skills. Company CEO, LeAnn Halvorson, is a music educator who has been writing music and recording MIDI files since 1987 with the goal of engaging students in meaningful activities that lead to musical understanding and a love of playing.
Classical composer & pianist Nathan Shirley has received over half a dozen national and international awards for his solo, chamber, and orchestral compositions. He has composed more than 150 original works for his piano method, Piano Revealed. This method is the result of over 15 years of work, with the goal of creating simple yet engaging music without compromising artistic quality.
Ogilvy Music publishes original piano solos and arrangements, digital duets, digital keyboard ensembles, Consembles, iPad/Keyboard Combos and original choral works with keyboard orchestra. We are dedicated to enhancing the experience of Classic literature and original compositions through creative orchestration and digital accompaniments.
Paloma Piano is committed to the creation of beautiful music for musicians of all levels, and high quality pedagogical materials for students. This includes original compositions and arrangements of music from across the globe. Composer/creator Doreen Hall believes that music can help people learn about one another and discover the world around them.
Perhaps the first pedagogue to compose MIDI accompaniments for piano methods, Paul Sheftel is an education visionary. His engaging works for children and adults have been published by Carl Fischer and Alfred Publishing Co. and more recently by YBK Publishers (www.ybkpublishers.com).
In addition to creating MIDI materials for his own works, Paul has created MIDI accompaniments for Music Pathways, published by Carl Fischer, and Bastien Piano Basics, published by Kjos.
Piano Safari Offers:
• A carefully sequenced, intervallic approach for learning to read music notation
• Patterned pieces taught by rote that provide engaging music for students from the first lesson
• Animal themed Technique Exercises that teach the basic motions of piano technique
• Improvisation ideas for developing creativity
• A holistic approach combining ears, eyes, and imagination that allows children to become musically literate at the piano
• Intermediate level repertoire that engages the student to play expressively
PianoFonics is the publisher of teaching resources that support all methods. The Beginning Piano Literature ToolBox consists of 54 classical piano pieces from minor masters, chosen for preparatory to early intermediate students. The works are organized according to a variety of pedagogical objectives and technical challenges, providing the teacher with material that can be appropriately matched to the needs of each individual student.
Pianolex Music publishes compositions for piano that represent a wide variety of styles, with levels of difficulty ranging from beginning through upper intermediate/early advanced.
Whether you are a piano teacher, student, the parent of a beginner, or an adult amateur looking for new repertoire, you're sure to find something here that will be your favorite new piece to teach or play!
Red Leaf Pianoworks represents a diverse group of composers with one shared passion: Bringing you the latest in exciting new piano repertoire.
We offer solos from beginner to advanced, and we’re certain that you’ll discover some unique musical treasures that will be perfect for you and your students.
The Shaak Collection of piano music offers an approach to piano teaching that fascinates and stimulates the love of music and will bring out the innate musical talents of each student.
With modern tools like the iPad, the way we can teach piano is changing. We believe interactive learning tools are the future of piano teaching.
The Stellar Music Collection encompasses both MIDI file content for Home Concert Xtreme and classical music scores for SuperScore. The MIDI file collection features a library of piano concerti that use Garritan Personal Orchestra sounds for playback. SuperScore products feature standard piano repertoire with embedded performances that have been professionally recorded.
Stipes Publishing LLC is a trusted source for quality educational materials at the university, college, community college, and high school levels. Founded in the 1920s by R.A. Stipes, Jr., Stipes Publishing is a second and third generation family business and one of the few remaining family-owned and operated educational publishers in the United States.
Stipes is the publisher of the Celebrate Piano method authored by Cathy Albergo, J. Mitzi Kolar, and Mark Mrozinski.
The Lorenz Corporation proudly serves as the publishing home for today’s leading composers and music educators, releasing more than 500 products every year under a variety of imprints.
Founded by the Lorenz Family in 1890, we publish choral, keyboard, handbell, and instrumental music in support of many worship traditions and choral music and general music teaching resources to foster a lifelong love of music. We are musicians serving musicians through music education, performance, and worship, and we thank you for inviting us to play a part in your musical life.
TimeWarp Technologies inspires transformative music learning and performance by providing interactive software tools and interactive music publications.
SuperScore music publications feature the finest scholarly editions and typically include MIDI performances, providing the ultimate interactive learning experience.
Virtual Collaborations makes high quality MIDI files that provide the interactive experience of playing the solo parts of piano concerti while the orchestral parts are played by instruments of a virtual software orchestra. These files are optimized for use with Home Concert Xtreme (score-following software) and Garritan Personal Orchestra 5 (virtual orchestra).
Yellow Cat specializing in the publication of music with colored notes.
Colors are very helpful for students with learning disabilities and visual impairments. Students with poor vision often have difficulty tracking black notes on lines and in spaces, particularly if everything appears blurry. If a student has difficulty tracking, colors help the student find where he was on the page, if he has to look down to figure out where his fingers are.