Over recent years, piano teacher and composer June Armstrong has steadily developed an enviable reputation as one of Britain’s most prolific and distinctive educational composers.
Armstrongs’s impressive range of self-published – and beautifully produced – titles now stretches to some 15 collections of pieces suitable for players at most levels from beginner to advanced.
Along the way, she has gained a cult following from teachers-in-the-know – and no doubt gained many new fans following the recent inclusion of several pieces in the graded syllabuses of the examination boards.
I have reviewed a number of Armstrong’s publications on Pianodao; you can find out more here:
- Safari (Beginner to Grade 1)
- Six Little Preludes & Fugues (Grades 2-4)
- Stars (Grades 3-5)
- Rayan’s Duet Book (Elementary/Intermediate)
June has also kindly shared her piano story with us here as part of the Your Stories series.
June’s latest collection, Sea World, contains 17 new “Impressions for Piano”, aimed at players between UK Grades 1 to 3 (Elementary to Early Intermediate standard). Let’s take a look …Continue reading June Armstrong’s Sea World