Kate Emht is a piano teacher in the state of Missouri in the United States.
See what she composes and arranges for her students!
I’m Kate Emht.
I am a composer and piano teacher in St. Louis, Missouri. My music is an eclectic mix of individual pieces in various styles and genres, including:
Pedagogical Music: Original pieces and arrangements for piano students and teachers
Film Music: Compositions written for film, television and radio use
Rock Music: Original rock songs in Classic Rock, Pop, Soul, and Techno genres
Classical Music: Original works for solo piano, large and small ensembles, voice and choir
Sacred Music: Worship Songs and Liturgical Music for the Catholic Mass
I completed my Bachelor's of Music in Theory and Composition at Webster University in St. Louis Missouri, and my Master's in Music History and Literature at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale. I studied with Bob Chamberlin and various other composers at Webster University. I later worked as a graduate assistant for the on-staff musicologist Melissa Mackey, writing program notes for the SIU Symphony.
I completed my thesis on the topic of “Trends in the Music of Dying Composers” in 2004 and presented it at the 2005 Conference on Arts and Humanities. I have been teaching piano since 2001 and am dedicated to the musical education of children. I have utilized many of my compositions in my piano teaching, and enjoy composing music for a variety of uses in a wide mix of styles.
Kids LOVE scary Halloween music. But the TRICK is finding Halloween theme music they can play quickly. NOW these easy songs are easier than ever, with your choice of plain notes, or lettered notes. Wh…
Toccata in Dm by Bach is exciting and dramatic! Let your beginning students have the fun of playing the opening notes of this famous Bach music.
Black is the Color of My True Love's Hair sheet music for intermediate piano. A magically beautiful piece.
Free keyboard music "Brian Boru's March" in 4 arrangements, from very easy lead sheet to intermediate. Beautiful, hypnotic, & instantly likeable.
Irish Washerwoman sheet music for piano duet primo & secondo, and late elementary solo. A happy-sounding melody!
Songs Old & Songs New
All the first-year material I give my beginner students.
Piano keyboard sheets, scales, chords, note-reading exercises, and over 256 pages of music!
Queen Esther in the Bible
This beautiful song book for piano & voice "Esther, For Such a Time as This", available as a digital download, tells the riveting story of the time when Jews in ancient Persia faced a foe named Haman, and how a brave young queen risked her life to save her people.
A good choice for a singing story-teller, an operatic group, a short theater production, or a class of children!
This book is also available from Amazon as a paperback.
Just the Black Keys
This book is available as a digital download from this site. Visit this page to see some free examples from the book.
It is also available from Amazon as a paperback!
This is the perfect easy start for little pianists.
And when they start reading white-key notes on the staff, this is a fun easy resource to say each week, "Choose a new black-key song at home this week and figure it out to show me next lesson!" They will be spending more time at the piano.
The Adventures of Tonsta
A perfect read aloud storybook
for little boys or girls.
The Adventures of Tonsta highlight the travels of a very young boy with a good heart, who goes about helping folk in trouble.
With a red cap on his head and a sack of tools slung over his shoulder, Tonsta seems to meet people in distress wherever he goes.
Lots of trolls in this book - including one who gives him a Christmas gift!
Available at Amazon