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Red Leaf is a collective of award-winning composers

who share a passion for creating new repertoire for today's student and performer.



Enjoy exploring our music through sound/score samples as well as some videos.

Have fun browsing!



Red Leaf Pianoworks
AND

THE KINGSTON BRANCH OF ORMTA
invite you to
A MUSICAL OPEN  HOUSE


           12:30           Arrive and explore Red Leaf repertoire.  Many specials for our special day!
            1:00            Opening remarks and introductions to Red Leaf composers       
            1:05            June Armstrong, Belfast Ireland         Imaginative Teaching and Composing
            1:35            Beverly Porter, Kingston, ON              Rhythm and Song for the Early Pianist
            2:05            Joanne Bender, Waterloo, ON             Composer as Teacher and Performer
            2:35            Susan Griesdale, Tottenham, ON        Dream Performances

            3:05            Refreshments, make new friends, explore new music

            3:35            Martha Hill Duncan, Kingston, ON      From Ordinary to Extraordinary
            4:05            John Burge, Kingston, ON                   Having Fun Inside the Piano
            4:35            Composer Panel: Anything goes!!!    Teaching  Performing Composing

Friday August 31, 2018, 1 - 5  PM
Rm  120,  Harrison-LeCaine Hall
QUEEN'S UNIVERSITY
39  Bader Lane
Kingston, Ontario




International Piano Review

In a very descriptive and glowing review, the Scottish pianist, Murray McLaughlan critiques John Burge's Twenty-Four Preludes in the Jan/Feb 2018 issue of International Piano. It begins: "Ontario-born composer John Burge (b 1961) has produced a significant contribution to contemporary piano repertoire with his Twenty-Four Preludes (2011-15). You can read the entire review here.




A New Composer joins Red Leaf!
Welcome Irish composer June Armstrong who has just joined our collective. Explore her very popular collections for young students. Take a look at her bio on the Composer Bio page and visit her website here.

NEW BOOKS!


Susan Griesdale has a new duet called 'When Your Spirit Dances', a graceful celebration of those moments when you feel like dancing! For Intermediate level, Grades 5 - 6.




June Armstrong, our newest Red Leaf composer from Ireland, has just released her Six Little Preludes and Fugues collection, a must have for any piano studio. Do check out her score and sound files using the Browsing page.




Teresa Richert has publishing rights back from the Frederick Harris music Company on Toy Collection, 11 elementary piano solos about "timeless toys". This collection will appeal to younger students and is fun learning for Christmas or any time of year!




Peter Rudzik has a new Elementary Piano Collection called Easy as Pie - cheery and quirky piano pieces inspired by all things edible! He also has a new duet collection Pop Goes the Weasel and Muffin Man. Crowd pleasers that are perfect to close any recital program. Exciting, fun to play and requiring a sense of humour!




A new collection by Rebekah Maxner! Rock that Train is a piano collection for elementary to late elementary (Preparatory to Grade 2) students. 10 pieces inspired by popular styles, perfect for recitals, festival performances or just for fun.

NEWS!


The ABRSM 2019-20 syllabus as well as the RIAM (Royal Irish Academy of Music) 2019 syllabus have both included pieces by June Armstrong. Congratulations June!


The London College of Music has just released its 2018 syllabus and we want to congratulate Rebekah Maxner and June Armstrong for having their music selected for the syllabus!

RED LEAF GOES DIGITAL!

Did you know that Red Leaf is now offering some PDF Downloads on selected Repertoire. Click on ORDERING MUSIC and then select PDF button to see a list of what's available. The list will grow!