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Carol Matz

Carol Matz

Carol Matz is a talented composer, arranger, and author of educational piano material. She has also maintained a private piano teaching studio for over fifteen years where she has enjoyed teaching students of all ages within a wide range of abilities. Improvisation, composition, and music appreciation are all incorporated into Carol's teaching, along with an emphasis on artistic expression.

Carol studied composition, arranging, and orchestration at the University of Miami. She was the recipient of the Knight-Ridder Silver Knight Award in Music, sponsored by The Miami Herald. In addition to her compositions and arrangements for piano, Carol has also written for a variety of ensembles including full orchestra, jazz big band, chorus, string quartet, and brass quintet. Her work also includes studio arrangements and recording sessions for several artists in Miami-area recording studios, as well as numerous sheet music arrangements for many internationally-known recording artists.

In addition to original music, Carol has also written a variety of successful instructional publications and arrangements, including The FJH Classic Note Speller (Books 1 & 2),and the Piano for Two© duet series (equal part duets for one piano, four hands).

Explore Piano Publications by Carol Matz

Scenes from Around the WorldEarly IntermediateComposers In FocusSoloFJH1073
Rivers of America: A TributeIntermediateComposers In FocusSoloFJH1108
My Friends at the ZooElementaryComposers In FocusSoloFJH1127
Piano for Two, Book 1Early ElementaryThe FJH Piano Teaching LibraryDuet (Four Hands/One Piano)FJH1145
Piano for Two, Book 2ElementaryThe FJH Piano Teaching LibraryDuet (Four Hands/One Piano)FJH1146
Piano for Two, Book 3Late ElementaryThe FJH Piano Teaching LibraryDuet (Four Hands/One Piano)FJH1147
All About Music, Book 1ElementaryAll About MusicSoloFJH1150
Piano for Two, Book 4Early IntermediateThe FJH Piano Teaching LibraryDuet (Four Hands/One Piano)FJH1152
Piano for Two, Book 5IntermediateThe FJH Piano Teaching LibraryDuet (Four Hands/One Piano)FJH1158
FJH Classic Note Speller, Book 1, TheNo LevelThe FJH Piano Teaching LibraryFJH1159
Piano for Two, Book 6Late IntermediateThe FJH Piano Teaching LibraryDuet (Four Hands/One Piano)FJH1163
FJH Classic Note Speller, Book 2, TheLate ElementaryThe FJH Piano Teaching LibraryFJH1185
In Tune with RagtimeEarly IntermediateIn Tune With...SoloFJH1200
Games for Music Reading, Book 1PreparatoryFJH Music Activity BooksFJH1231
In Tune With Jazz and BluesIntermediateIn Tune With...SoloFJH1244
In Tune With Favorite SongsEarly IntermediateIn Tune With...SoloFJH1278
In Tune With ChristmasEarly IntermediateIn Tune With...SoloFJH1299
Quiet WatersEarly IntermediateSpotlight Solo SheetsSoloS4104
Rhymin' SimonElementarySpotlight Solo SheetsSoloS4025
Kitten on the KeyboardElementarySpotlight Solo SheetsSoloS4026
If I Lived Under the SeaElementarySpotlight Solo SheetsSoloS4027
Full Moon SerenadeIntermediateSpotlight Solo SheetsSoloS4031
Up on Buttercup HillElementarySpotlight Solo SheetsSoloS4032
Waltz of the VampiresEarly IntermediateSpotlight Solo SheetsSoloS4033
American DreamLate ElementarySpotlight Solo SheetsSoloS4007