Christmas and New Year

Might I take this opportunity to wish everyone a joyous Christmas and a peaceful New Year! Piano lessons in school will be finishing by 20th December. View your rearranged lesson times. Other than students at Upton Heath who will have a lesson as normal on Tuesday 14th Dec, you will only have another lesson if your name […]

Christmas Piano Music

I first wrote this post over two years ago as “Easy Christmas Carol Books”. Having had a few queries since from parents about which music to buy their children for Christmas, I decided to add some books below with more challenging yet fun arrangements. — “As the frosty mornings are starting to set in and […]

Snowflakes (SATB Christmas Carol with piano accompaniment) by Graeme Hopson

Having worked with this carol for 12 weeks, I have grown to really like it as have members of my choir, the Neston Ecumenical Singers. The words are by the American, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. The composition came about late in 2008 as a result of an annual competition organised by The Longfellow Chorus promoting the poetry of […]

Seasons Greetings – Christmas Piano Podcast

Seasons greetings to all my students and podcast listeners. The Christmas episode of the piano gallery podcast takes a seasonal dip into the archives featuring: Nikita – Jingle Bells Lucy – Silent Night [powerpress] both recordings are from the 2006 Christmas Concert at Chester Cathedral and as a variation from solo piano fayre, my school choir; […]