Technique supports Musicality. Both support success. Success is the greatest motivator.
In Dr. Marlais’ publications, students learn body-friendly technique from the very beginning. The technique lessons are approachable and not overwhelming. It’s easy for teachers to teach and fun for students to learn. This important technique can easily take your students to the next level of playing and Artistic Personality.
The piano series that Dr. Marlais has developed have become an integral part of piano students’ repertoire across the country and abroad. This comprehensive curriculum gives you and your students the tools and materials that are needed to succeed in piano playing. From the beginner levels to advanced, students learn the core fundamentals of music study, including reading, rhythm, technique, musicality, theory, ear training, sight reading, composition, and repertoire. The repertoire includes classical music, sonatinas, jazz, blues, folk, hymns, spirituals, originals, popular, Christmas, music history, and the contemporary music of living art music composers.
Christmas Treasures, Volume 1
The fine composers and arrangers for this series have created engaging arrangements of timeless Christmas treasures, carefully leveled forRead More
Christmas Treasures, Volume 2
Christmas Treasures Volume 2 contains arrangements of Christmas favorites for the intermediate level adult piano student. The pieces inRead More
Classical Treasures, Volume 1
Volume 1 for the beginning adult piano student is devoted to ageless classical music. The fine composers and arrangersRead More
Classical Treasures, Volume 2
In Classical Treasures Volume 2, the intermediate level adult piano student is provided with the perfect way to discoverRead More
Concertino No. 1 Peasant Folk Dance, Op. 82 for Piano and Orchestra
This composition is the first of its kind for The FJH Music Contemporary Keyboard Editions. Written for piano andRead More
Contemporary Collage – Music of the 21st Century, Volume 1, Book 1
This collection contains exciting contemporary pieces (solos and duets) by seven leading FJH composers that will open up aRead More
Contemporary Collage – Music of the 21st Century, Volume 1, Book 2
This second book in this collection features exciting solos and duets by nine leading FJH composers that will furtherRead More
Contemporary Collage – Music of the 21st Century, Volume 1, Book 3
Contemporary Collage, Volume 1, Book 3 consists of 17 intermediate through early advanced original contemporary pieces from FJH composers:Read More
Dance Preludes for Piano Duet
Inspired by Witold Lutoslawki’s approach to form and melody, Timothy Brown has created this innovative work consisting of fiveRead More
Duet Treasures, Volume 1
Duet Treasures, Volume 1 contains wonderful duet repertoire for the beginning adult piano student. Compiled and edited by HelenRead More
Duet Treasures, Volume 2
In Volume 2 of Duet Treasures, the intermediate level adult piano student is provided with several outstanding duet arrangementsRead More
Echoes, Pictures, Riddles, and Tales for Piano Solo
As a young teacher, Martín Kutnowski would compose a specific piece to engage the particular personality or technical difficultiesRead More
Music Downloads with Variable Speed Playback Now Available!
All of the books that have play-along tracks now include variable speed playback. Just use the scannable code in each book. Compatible with desktop and mobile devices, there is no software to download or install. Access this pedagogical feature anywhere!