Frederick Harris for the Connections series (www.christophernortonconnections.com)
Hal Leonard for all Boosey & Hawkes publications and also for Riffs and Grooves, a new
Novus Via Music (www.nvmusicgroup.com) for American Popular Piano
I played much of the time on the Novus Via stand, demonstrating all of the American Popular Piano series, particularly Levels 6-8 (Repertoire and Etudes) which are brand-new publications. Scott McBride Smith and I did a presentation to a gratifyingly large group
(at 8 am!) and I am starting to feel that the series is starting to really catch fire. It's only 2 years old and let's face it America is a big country! I have had invitations from various teacher groups around America to come and speak - it looks like a busy year ahead.
We had a great team, including Richard and Isaac Holbrook, brothers who play the piano very well and also teach very successfully in Denver, using APP to great effect. The picture
above is of Isaac, sporting a wig that emphasises the traditional skills aspect of APP. Nice eh?
We had our own "entourage" ..
Below is a picture of me and Scott McBride Smith doing our stuff for the assembled teachers.