PIANO EDUCATION PRESS 

The Publications of the Frances Clark Center


Piano Education Press is a division of the Frances Clark Center for Keyboard Pedagogy, a not-for-profit educational organization 501(c)(3) that serves the advancement of piano teaching, learning, and performing through highest quality resources and programs. The mission of the Center is to amplify the transformative power of music making in the life of every person regardless of age or ability through research, development and codification of successful practices, and the curation and dissemination of publications, courses, seminars, and conferences.

The mission of Piano Education Press is to

• Offer books at a variety of levels to meet the needs of a wide range of students.
• Provide resources that enhance the experience of participants in the webinars and courses developed by the center.
• Publish books that further learning in areas where materials are not readily available from other sources.
• Enrich and diversify the piano teaching curriculum.

Piano Literature for Teaching and Performance by Jane Magrath

Piano Literature for Teaching and Performance by Jane Magrath

Piano Literature for Teaching and Performance is a resource for teachers, students, and performers. It features works from the Baroque through Contemporary periods; listings from under represented, women, and living composers; and annotations with composer biographies, musical characteristics, and pedagogical considerations. Suggested grade levels from 1 through 10.

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Technique through Repertoire, Book 1 by Christopher Madden and Jani Parsons

Technique through Repertoire, Book 1 by Christopher Madden and Jani Parsons

Technique through Repertoire helps students develop essential technical skills by studying short excerpts from standard piano literature. This two-volume collection contains nearly 150 excerpts designed to help students improve technical skills in the context of motivating, engaging repertoire.

Book 1 includes examples arranged in order of difficulty for students at early intermediate to intermediate levels.

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Technique through Repertoire, Book 2 by Christopher Madden and Jani Parsons

Technique through Repertoire, Book 2 by Christopher Madden and Jani Parsons

Technique through Repertoire helps students develop essential technical skills by studying short excerpts from standard piano literature. This two-volume collection contains nearly 150 excerpts designed to help students improve technical skills in the context of motivating, engaging repertoire.

Book 2 includes examples arranged in order of difficulty for students at intermediate to late intermediate levels.

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From Rote to Note by E.L. Lancaster and Kevin Olson

From Rote to Note by E.L. Lancaster and Kevin Olson

From Rote to Note: Elementary Piano Pieces that Reinforce Theory and Technique contains nine pieces based on a theoretical or technical concept that students encounter at beginning levels of study. The pieces are designed to be taught from a musical map without the aid of traditional notation.

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Piano Magazine is the leading resource for pianists, piano teachers, and piano enthusiasts. We bring you informative, interesting, and inspiring ideas on all aspects of piano teaching, learning, and performing. The official name of Clavier Companion magazine was changed to Piano Magazine in 2019.

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