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Melody Bober

Melody Bober

As a composer, Melody enjoys creating motivational piano pieces that foster students' understanding and love of music.

Melody graduated summa cum laude from the University of Illinois at Champaign/Urbana with a bachelor's degree in music education. She later received a Master of Arts degree in piano performance from Minnesota State University, Moorhead. She credits much of her success to her influential teachers who include Joel Shapiro and Andrew Froelich (piano), Mary Hoffman (music education) and Tony Caramia (jazz).

Melody has held the position of church music director, forty plus years of private piano teaching, twenty years of public school music and two years at the university level. A dynamic clinician and innovative composer, Melody is in great demand at conventions and workshops for piano teachers across North America.

She resides in Minnesota with her husband, Jeff.

Explore Piano Publications by Melody Bober

Phantom, TheIntermediateThe FJH Piano Ensemble SeriesDuet (Four Hands/One Piano)E1003
America, the BeautifulIntermediateThe FJH Piano Ensemble SeriesDuet (Four Hands/One Piano)E1012
Jingle BellsIntermediateThe FJH Piano Ensemble SeriesDuet (Four Hands/One Piano)E1013
Washington Post March, TheLate IntermediateThe FJH Piano Ensemble SeriesDuet (Four Hands/One Piano)E1016
Play It in PeoriaIntermediateThe FJH Piano Ensemble SeriesDuet (Four Hands/One Piano)E1023
Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2IntermediateThe FJH Piano Ensemble SeriesDuet (Four Hands/One Piano)E1034
Rio RhumbaIntermediateThe FJH Piano Ensemble SeriesDuet (Four Hands/One Piano)E1048
Bases Loaded!IntermediateThe FJH Piano Ensemble SeriesDuet (Four Hands/One Piano)E1049
WindriderIntermediateThe FJH Piano Ensemble SeriesDuet (Four Hands/One Piano)E1060
Race to the PeakEarly IntermediateThe FJH Piano Ensemble SeriesDuet (Four Hands/One Piano)E1061
Cyclone!IntermediateComposers In FocusSoloFJH1179
Christmas Encores, Book 1IntermediateThe FJH Piano Teaching LibrarySoloFJH1197
Dynamic Duets, Book 1IntermediateComposers In FocusDuet (Four Hands/One Piano)FJH1202
Folk FantasiesLate IntermediateThe FJH Piano Teaching LibrarySoloFJH1203
Standing OvationsIntermediateComposers In FocusSoloFJH1215
Traditional HymnsAdvancedExpressively YoursSoloFJH1222
Tunes in TransitLate IntermediateComposers In FocusSoloFJH1225
Solos in Style, Book 1ElementaryComposers In FocusSoloFJH1229
From the Emerald IsleIntermediateComposers In FocusSoloFJH1237
Christmas Encores, Book 2IntermediateThe FJH Piano Teaching LibrarySoloFJH1239
Dynamic Duets, Book 2IntermediateComposers In FocusDuet (Four Hands/One Piano)FJH1264
Christmas Encores for Two, Book 1IntermediateThe FJH Piano Teaching LibraryDuet (Four Hands/One Piano)FJH1273
Solos in Style, Book 2Late ElementaryComposers In FocusSoloFJH1285
Wedding TreasuresAdvancedExpressively YoursSoloFJH1303
O CanadaEarly AdvancedArranged For YouSoloYA9006
America, the BeautifulLate IntermediateArranged For YouSoloYA9003
Fantasy on The Londonderry AirAdvancedArranged For YouSoloYA9001
SnowfestEarly IntermediateWritten For YouSoloW9305
Sparkling Stream IntermediateWritten For YouSoloW9304
San Antonio RagIntermediateWritten For YouSoloW9303
NightwatchElementaryWritten For YouSoloW9302
Leprechaun's JigElementaryWritten For YouSoloW9300
Loco-MotiveLate ElementaryWritten For YouSoloW9299
Fire Engine BoogieElementaryWritten For YouSoloW9298
Pikes Peak RagEarly IntermediateWritten For YouSoloW9297
Tribute to Pikes PeakLate IntermediateWritten For YouSoloW9294
Get A Clue!Late ElementaryWritten For YouSoloW9290
RomanzeEarly AdvancedWritten For YouSoloW9268
Jukebox BoogieEarly IntermediateWritten For YouSoloW9267
Rushing RiverEarly IntermediateWritten For YouSoloW9266
Moonlight FantasyLate IntermediateWritten For YouSoloW9240
Minute MarchLate ElementaryWritten For YouSoloW9239
Tarantella Viva! Early IntermediateWritten For YouSoloW9238
Sapphire FountainIntermediateWritten For YouSoloW9237
Canyon RunElementaryWritten For YouSoloW9235
Ramblin' RailsElementaryWritten For YouSoloW9234
Midnight EscapadeIntermediateWritten For YouSoloW9233
Shadows on the MoonEarly IntermediateWritten For YouSoloW9222
Spanish RhapsodyLate IntermediateWritten For YouSoloW9179
Little Lotus BlossomPre-ReadingWritten For YouSoloW9170
Sammy, the Soccer StarEarly ElementaryWritten For YouSoloW9178
Itasca SunriseLate IntermediateWritten For YouSoloW9185
Halloween Boo!Early ElementaryWritten For YouSoloW9187
Play It in Peoria - Solo VersionIntermediateWritten For YouSoloW9188
No WorriesIntermediateWritten For YouSoloW9189
Clever CatLate ElementaryWritten For YouSoloW9190
Ride the WindIntermediateWritten For YouSoloW9192
Homecoming ParadeEarly ElementaryWritten For YouSoloW9196
Cool GhoulsIntermediateWritten For YouSoloW9198
Shimmering PreludeIntermediateWritten For YouSoloW9199
Razzle-Dazzle RagIntermediateWritten For YouSoloW9217
Once Upon a MemoryIntermediateWritten For YouSoloW9218
Love That BoogieIntermediateWritten For YouSoloW9219
Suite in CEarly IntermediateWritten For YouSoloW9220
Calliope RagEarly IntermediateWritten For YouSoloW9119
Scotland SunriseIntermediateWritten For YouSoloW9120
Dance of the Autumn LeavesLate IntermediateWritten For YouSoloW9122
Merry Mariachi, TheIntermediateWritten For YouSoloW9127
Sonatina of the High SeasIntermediateWritten For YouSoloW9130
My Red Racer ElementaryWritten For YouSoloW9134
Super SleuthIntermediateWritten For YouSoloW9135
Tallahassee RagIntermediateWritten For YouSoloW9136
Swans in the SunsetElementaryWritten For YouSoloW9138
Time Forgotten, ALate IntermediateWritten For YouSoloW9139
Festival of SnowIntermediateWritten For YouSoloW9140
My Dog RustyLate ElementaryWritten For YouSoloW9150
Waltz in the WindLate ElementaryWritten For YouSoloW9151
Rainbow's Promise, TheElementaryWritten For YouSoloW9152
Sea WindsLate IntermediateWritten For YouSoloW9158
Galloping StallionIntermediateWritten For YouSoloW9163
Sailor's Journey, AIntermediateWritten For YouSoloW9068
Winter WindEarly IntermediateWritten For YouSoloW9069
Sunny Day, AElementaryWritten For YouSoloW9071
Prehistoric ProcessionalEarly IntermediateWritten For YouSoloW9072
Danse RomantiqueIntermediateWritten For YouSoloW9074
Morning VistaLate IntermediateWritten For YouSoloW9082
Carnival CapriceElementaryWritten For YouSoloW9083
Remember WhenIntermediateWritten For YouSoloW9084
Sweet 'n' SassyIntermediateWritten For YouSoloW9086
Agent XIntermediateWritten For YouSoloW9087
Song of the HighlandsLate IntermediateWritten For YouSoloW9091
Sundance CanyonIntermediateWritten For YouSoloW9092
Lakeside ReverieIntermediateWritten For YouSoloW9097
Midnight RhapsodyLate IntermediateWritten For YouSoloW9098
Streets of Hong KongIntermediateWritten For YouSoloW9101
Mystery ManIntermediateWritten For YouSoloW9102
Things That Go Bump in the NightLate ElementaryWritten For YouSoloW9103
Jalapeño RagEarly IntermediateWritten For YouSoloW9104
Sunset SerenadeLate IntermediateWritten For YouSoloW9105
Rio RhumbaLate ElementaryWritten For YouSoloW9112
Wildflower WaltzIntermediateWritten For YouSoloW9117
Modem MadnessIntermediateWritten For YouSoloW9118
StarfishLate ElementaryWritten For YouSoloW9009
Tokyo TwilightIntermediateWritten For YouSoloW9010
Sleighride FantasyLate IntermediateWritten For YouSoloW9026
¡Fiesta!Late ElementaryWritten For YouSoloW9033
Comet's Tale, TheLate ElementaryWritten For YouSoloW9035
Olde English DanceElementaryWritten For YouSoloW9036
Dancing Donkey ElementaryWritten For YouSoloW9060
Raindrop SerenadeElementaryWritten For YouSoloW9061
March MacabreEarly IntermediateWritten For YouSoloW9064
March RoyaleElementaryWritten For YouSoloW9066
Canyons and WaterfallsLate IntermediateWritten For YouSoloW9006
Sneaky SalamanderLate ElementaryWritten For YouSoloW9008
Patriotic Celebration, Book 1, AElementaryThe FJH Piano Teaching LibrarySoloFJH1329
Jazzy RagsIntermediateComposers In FocusSoloFJH1332
Patriotic Celebration, Book 2, AEarly IntermediateThe FJH Piano Teaching LibrarySoloFJH1335
Just for Fun, Book 1Late ElementaryComposers In FocusSoloFJH1337
My First Recital Book, Volume 1Early ElementaryComposers In FocusSoloFJH1343
Keys to Worship, Book 1Early ElementaryThe FJH Sacred Piano LibrarySoloFJH1322
Christmas Celebration, AIntermediateThe FJH Piano Teaching LibrarySoloFJH1365
My First Recital Book, Volume 2Early ElementaryComposers In FocusSoloFJH1395
Keys to Worship, Book 2Early ElementaryThe FJH Sacred Piano LibrarySoloFJH1410
Patriotic Celebration, Book 3, ALate IntermediateThe FJH Piano Teaching LibrarySoloFJH1425
Hats Off to You!Late ElementaryComposers In FocusSoloFJH1487
Just for Fun, Book 2Late ElementaryComposers In FocusSoloFJH1598
Just for Fun, Elementary ElementaryComposers In FocusSoloFJH1599
Melody's Choice, Book 1Early ElementaryMelody’s ChoiceSoloFJH1632
Melody's Choice, Book 2Late ElementaryMelody’s ChoiceSoloFJH1633
All Creatures Great... But Small ElementaryComposers In FocusSoloFJH1640
Keys to Worship, Book 3Late ElementaryThe FJH Sacred Piano LibrarySoloFJH1680
Melody's Choice, Book 3IntermediateMelody’s ChoiceSoloFJH2116
Melody's Choice, Book 4Late IntermediateMelody’s ChoiceSoloFJH2117
Creepy CrittersLate ElementaryComposers In FocusSoloFJH1184
Journey, TheLate IntermediateFJH Originals SeriesSoloS4180
Midnight WindElementaryFJH Originals SeriesSoloS4182
Grand Canyon VistaLate IntermediateFJH Originals SeriesSoloS4181