Exciting piano solos are motivating for students, as well as thrilling for audiences. Thoughtfully written and carefully graded original compositions are essential for every piano studio and produce successful learning experiences for students. Over the years, Belwin-Mills and Summy-Birchard produced extensive libraries of quality elementary and intermediate supplementary piano music. The pieces included in this series represent the two companies’ most popular and effective solos drawn from festival and contest lists. Book 1 is for early elementary through elementary students and the pieces are placed in approximate order of difficulty. Titles: Batter Up! * Beaded Moccasins * Boogie Brigade * Bright Painted Ponies * Calico Waltz * Calliope * Day Dreams * Distant Chimes * Here Comes the Band * The Little Frog * Noisy Woodpecker * Racing Trains * Swans * Trumpets * Turtle Talk. “Day Dreams” and “Distant Chimes” are Federation Festivals 2016-2020 selections.