Teaching the World to Play!
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 World||Early Intermediate||Composers In Focus||Solo||FJH1073|
|Rivers of America: A Tribute||Intermediate||Composers In Focus||Solo||FJH1108|
|My Friends at the Zoo||Elementary||Composers In Focus||Solo||FJH1127|
|Piano for Two, Book 1||Early Elementary||The FJH Piano Teaching Library||Duet (Four Hands/One Piano)||FJH1145|
|Piano for Two, Book 2||Elementary||The FJH Piano Teaching Library||Duet (Four Hands/One Piano)||FJH1146|
|Piano for Two, Book 3||Late Elementary||The FJH Piano Teaching Library||Duet (Four Hands/One Piano)||FJH1147|
|All About Music, Book 1||Elementary||All About Music||Solo||FJH1150|
|Piano for Two, Book 4||Early Intermediate||The FJH Piano Teaching Library||Duet (Four Hands/One Piano)||FJH1152|
|Piano for Two, Book 5||Intermediate||The FJH Piano Teaching Library||Duet (Four Hands/One Piano)||FJH1158|
|FJH Classic Note Speller, Book 1, The||No Level||The FJH Piano Teaching Library||FJH1159|
|Piano for Two, Book 6||Late Intermediate||The FJH Piano Teaching Library||Duet (Four Hands/One Piano)||FJH1163|
|FJH Classic Note Speller, Book 2, The||Late Elementary||The FJH Piano Teaching Library||FJH1185|
|In Tune with Ragtime||Early Intermediate||In Tune With...||Solo||FJH1200|
|Games for Music Reading, Book 1||Preparatory||FJH Music Activity Books||FJH1231|
|In Tune With Jazz and Blues||Intermediate||In Tune With...||Solo||FJH1244|
|In Tune With Favorite Songs||Early Intermediate||In Tune With...||Solo||FJH1278|
|In Tune With Christmas||Early Intermediate||In Tune With...||Solo||FJH1299|
|Quiet Waters||Early Intermediate||Spotlight Solo Sheets||Solo||S4104|
|Rhymin' Simon||Elementary||Spotlight Solo Sheets||Solo||S4025|
|Kitten on the Keyboard||Elementary||Spotlight Solo Sheets||Solo||S4026|
|If I Lived Under the Sea||Elementary||Spotlight Solo Sheets||Solo||S4027|
|Full Moon Serenade||Intermediate||Spotlight Solo Sheets||Solo||S4031|
|Up on Buttercup Hill||Elementary||Spotlight Solo Sheets||Solo||S4032|
|Waltz of the Vampires||Early Intermediate||Spotlight Solo Sheets||Solo||S4033|
|American Dream||Late Elementary||Spotlight Solo Sheets||Solo||S4007|