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Music for our time.

Some important learning and teaching skills, using this contemporary repertoire by Canadian composer Allan Gordon Bell.
David L. McIntyre is one of Canada’s most prolific and creative composers. Here are eaching and performing ideas for three of his pieces for solo piano.
Tips for teaching and learning the ever-appealing music of Christopher Norton.
Kevin Olson writes intriguing and often intricate music for intermediate and upper-intermediate players. Worth knowing, playing and teaching!
Two attractive contemporary pieces, intermediate level, by Canadian composer Martha Hill Duncan.
Canadian composer Stephen Chatman writes many appealing pieces for the intermediate pianist. Here’s advice on learning and teaching three of them.