(Books A - 3)Melody Bober, Gayle Kowalchyk & E.L. Lancaster - Alfred Music Publishing
Here is a method designed specifically for busy teens who love music and want to continue their piano study, but have limited practice time. Each book contains motivating solo pieces in a variety of styles, a Hanon study to develop technical skills, and a duet to play with a friend. A study guide for each piece helps the student practice more efficiently and make the most of their precious time at the piano. The guide contains four sections: 1-Minute FYI, 5-Minute Warm-Up, 15-Minute Practice Plan and 5-Minute Finishing Touches. Titles in Book 1 include: Fast Track Boogie (Melody Bober); Rage Over the Lost Penny (Beethoven); Exercise No. 1 from The Virtuoso Pianist (Hanon); On a Mission (Bober); Sonatina in C Major, First Movement (Lynes); Midnight Ride (Bober); Musette in D Major (Bach); Love Those Blues (Bober); Arabesque (Burgmuller); Emerald Fountain (Bober); The Entertainer (Joplin) and Fiesta Cha-Cha duet (Bober).