“Her ideas about teaching materials are progressive and imaginative."
Paul Vermel, Music Director, Portland Symphony and Music in Maine

Creative Music: Integrating Music into the Classroom (New Edition 2009) (with Edmund Ostrander). (Used for 18 years with Lesley University classes). CFE

Creative Piano: A Modular Approach for the Adult Beginner (with Lily Owyang). (1978) Text book. Boston: Published by Houghton Mifflin, 1978. (out of print)

Introduction to the Piano (1960)
For: Young beginning pianists. CFE

New Sounds for the Young Pianist. (1961)
For: Young beginning pianists. First performed: Easthampton, L.I., N.Y. Students of Joan Brill. Music included in Creative Piano: A Modular Approach for the Adult Beginner. Houghton Mifflin, 1978. CFE


“I’ve been impressed by her inventiveness and musicianship, her ability to introduce new directions in contemporary music to children and her interest in experimentation. “ John Langstaff, Artistic Director, Young Audiences

Game of Chance. (1966) Time variable.
For: Any small instrumental ensemble. One movement. First performed by the Music in Maine Brass Quintet, University of Maine, Orono, 1967. (Hundreds of performances.) CFE (cards).

Don’t Tell the Scarecrow. (1967) 2 ‘
For: Chorus (SSA), flute, piano, loudspeakers (3). 1 movement. Vocal score and cards. CFE

From Here to There. (1965)
For: Baritone, violin, horn, bassoon, percussion (2), vibraphone. Song Cycle. Text: Dr. Seuss. First performed: University of Illinois, Urbana, IL. Clyde Hiss, Baritone.

Fun ‘ n’ Games. (1966)
For: String Quartet. Simon Says, Crossword, Stoop Tag. CFE

Space Music I. (1967) 4’30"
For: Brass Quintet and easy student trumpet part. Count-down, Blast-off, Discovery. CFE

Space Music II. (1967) 7’50"
For: String Quartet and easy student violin part. Explorer, Surveyor, Luna, Lem, Recovery. Commissioned by the Music in Maine String Quartet. CFE