“Lena’s Journey” is an intermediate to late intermediate piece about my grandmother’s life. The somber hardships of growing up in Siberia leads to hope & eventually joy as her family moves in search of a better life.

Students will explore both F minor & F Major modes to build the emotion of this ‘life’s journey’ piece.


  • Level: Intermediate/Late Intermediate
  • Mode: F Minor & F Major
  • Time Signature: 3/4
  • Concepts: Parallel harmonic 6th intervals, tied chord notes with melody on top, up to 7th intervals, triplets, transitioning from minor to Major mode, rubato, up to 2 ledger lines
  • Pages: 5 pages, 2 pages of music, cover included

Studio license terms

When you purchase “Lena’s Journey” you get a studio-license PDF of the piece.  This means you can print this piece as many times as you would like for your students.  If you share it during online lessons, students must print immediately & not retain an electronic copy of the piece.

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