Umi’s Lullaby…happy International Piano Week!

Celebrate The Piano Teacher magazine’s International Piano Week this week by playing Umi’s Lullaby by Sonny Chua.


You can download Umi’s Lullaby (free!) until September 8th by clicking here.

Young students might sight read it as a duet with their teacher. Older students could sight read it outright. Or play it for your very young students and ask them who they think Umi might be!

Share performances of Umi’s Lullaby on Youtube using the hashtag #IPWUmi

Or just watch these great performances.

Brisbane teacher Angela Turner’s trio arrangement of Umi’s Lullaby as performed at the Australian Piano Duo Festival

Jazz composer, performer and teacher Jeremy Siskind from his studio in Michigan, playing Umi’s Lullaby in the style of Debussy

Or in the Style of Bill Evans

Or in the style of Jeremy Siskind

Keen to find out more about Jeremy Siskind? Here are a few of his books that would be idea 40 Piece Challenge repertoire:
Around a grade 3-5 standard

Around a grade 7 standard

Around a grade 6 standard