Miriam Troxler resides in Beaver, Pa, where she runs a private music studio. After graduation from Chatham University, she toured in Europe with the Continental Singers Orchestra as principal cellist. A long time member of Greenville Symphony Orchestra, she is also the founder and musical director of CelloBrationS. Miriam enjoys composing and arranging with several published pieces to date.
What happens when Mama’s baby is hungry?
Shortnin’ Bread with pepperoni pizza and other tasty treats. A fun duet for a first year string student with a second year piano student. Here is a video of the first performance.
One of the first arrangements I published, this spring I had students using it again. It reminded me of how enjoyable it is to play.
It is available for violin and piano as a digital download on sheetmusicplus or sheetmusic direct. There is also a version for viola and piano on sheetmusicplus or sheetmusic direct. Cellists can also play with music from sheetmusicplus or sheetmusic direct.
The love theme from Titanic is now available for cello quartet. All the cello parts share the melody. The first cello must be able to read treble clef and play in thumb position. All the other parts are in lower positions. Listen to it here.
Just a reminder, the summer music lesson schedule begins on Monday, June 6.
Cats with a Fiddle is a new sheet music title containing two jigs in first position. The jigs are in D Major and B Minor. Excellent supplementary material for playing across the fingerboard. The music is available as a digital download for violin, viola and cello. Dance into June with the new pieces.
I had a student request for Titanic. The sheet music for the easy piano arrangement is now available. It is a digital download on sheetmusicdirect and sheetmusicplus. The left hand is a one note accompaniment with no chords. The right hand is melody throughout. Both hands must shift to new positions during the piece. If you would like to listen to it, I have a video. The solo piano arrangement is suitable for performance and recital.
In April, we began writing tunes to help internalize musical skills. The composers performed their pieces in an online format on May 20. Enjoy the photos from the event.
All three arrangements are suitable for a young string player. The piano part doubles the melody in the string part for intonation security. Bella Notte is playable entirely in first position in the key of G.
Listen to the cello and piano version here.
Listen to the violin and piano version here.
Listen to the viola and piano version here.
All the arrangements are available as a digital download.
A new arrangement of Scott Joplin’s Augustan Club Waltz is now available. It is a challenging cello quartet arrangement. Three of the cello parts require multiple clef reading. It would be easier with more cellists because the double stops could be divided between players. Listen to the third section here. Get your copy as a digital download.