ABRSM and ARSM Piano Syllabus 2025-2026 includes EVC piano pieces

London, UK 6 June 2024: The new ABRSM Piano Exam Syllabus 2025-2026 and the ARSM Piano Diploma repertoire list were launched today; twelve piano pieces by EVC composers are included.
“I offer my sincere congratulations to all composers whose works were selected for this new piano Syllabus 2025-2026 and express my gratitude to the ABRSM for choosing EVC compositions for piano learners worldwide.”
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EVC Composers Included in the New Major Publication – The Joy of Graded Piano by Andrew Eales

London, UK 16 February 2024

A new series of anthologies from Yorktown Music Press, distributed worldwide by Hal Leonard, were released today. Several piano pieces by the EVC composers were included:

Jive O’Clock Jazz, by Victoria Proudler
North West Of Inverness, by Graham Lynch
Caterpillar Blue, by Nikki Iles
Shark Soup, by Sam Wedgewood
Lavender Haze, by Elena Cobb


Andrew Eales, the series creator:
“THE JOY OF is one of the most celebrated piano series ever published, selling millions of copies worldwide.… Read more

22 Nocturnes for Chopin Launch at Steinway Hall in London

EVC Music launched 22 Nocturnes for Chopin by Women Composers at Steinway Hall in London on 18 September 2023.

“The anthology is a result of the #CallToWomenComposers worldwide search for talented but not-yet-published women composers. The applications for new piano works inspired by Chopin’s Nocturnes were open to women composers aged 14+.… Read more

Jazz for classically trained pianists

Below is my article from the Music Teacher magazine UK, November 2013. in 2016, Improv Exercises for Classically Trained Beginners book was published based on my experiences of teaching jazz and improvisation to the classically trained pupils. Buy book on:

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The composing spectrum part one

The composing spectrum part 1: For many musicians, the image of a composer sitting at a desk in front of a blank sheet of manuscript paper in order to begin writing ‘original’ music seems quite alien from what they are doing on a day-to-day basis.… Read more

Art Preludes by Graham Lynch Released

This set of five preludes was inspired by the impressionist music and art of France, and blends these influences with flavours of jazz and French café music to create a delicious and evocative collection of piano pieces.

The pieces dedicated to five famous French Impressionist artists Renoir, Degas, Morisot, Monet and Manet fit beautifully under the fingers, and allow a pianist’s imagination full rein across the keyboard in creating a world of fleeting images and impressions.… Read more

Piano Tales For Alice by Nikki Iles Launch at Fortnum & Mason

Piano Tales For Alice Book Launch EVC Music

It was a lovely way to launch a publication – very memorable and befitting of the music.
Claire Jackson, Music Teacher Magazine
Editor in Chief

Nikki Iles’s book Piano Tales For Alice was presented to the select group of guests at the exclusive launch that followed by the afternoon tea party at Fortnum & Mason in London on 30 August 2018.… Read more

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