Music Books

My Favorite Grade 5 Books (RCM)

In today’s video, I’m going to share with you some of my favorite Grade 5 books. These books have pieces that are either in the RCM syllabus or ABRSM syllabus for grade 5 (and I’ll make note of which is which as we go). There are so many great books at this level, and I…

Read More

My Favorite RCM Grade 4 Pieces (12 Selections)

Today’s video is a selection of 12 RCM Grade 4 pieces that I particularly enjoy. In the video, I discuss why these are my favorites, the challenges of playing them, and a quick recording so you can hear what it sounds like.

Read More

My Favorite Grade 4 Piano Books (RCM/ABRSM)

In today’s video, I’m going to share with you some of my favorite Grade 4 piano books. These books have pieces that are either in the RCM syllabus or ABRSM syllabus for grade 4 (and I’ll make note of which is which as we go).

Read More

Piano Q&A: How much time to spend on non-method book pieces?

Today’s question is from one of our Patreon supporters, Fred Jones. He asks, “Your opinion on using outside songs with workbooks. For example, I am using Alfred’s Basic Adult Piano Course #1 as my workbook. I also bought a book of level 1 Christmas music because the songs seemed like they would be fun to…

Read More

My Favorite Grade 2 Piano Books and Pieces

In today’s video, I’m going to show you my favorite grade 2 piano books, and the pieces in them (as per the RCM). I also did a video very similar to this about grade 1 level books, so if that’s up your alley, definitely check it out. You can also check out the post all…

Read More

The Best Piano Books for Beginners

    Hello! Today I’ll walk you through some of my favorite method books and collections for someone just starting out – this is the mere tip of the iceberg, but it’s more than enough to get you going.

Read More