I was excited to have my ‘Huron Carol’ duet selected to be included in the Canadian National Conservatory’s publication of Canadian folksongs in celebration of Canada’s 150th Birthday! Here is a short score sample.

You can purchase the book on the CNCM website at this link.

Good News! My Jester’s Dance duet has been selected for publishing in the CNCM Early Intermediate Duets Collection. The collection will be released in August 2016 at the Summer Sizzle Convention in Yorkton Saskatchewan.

s393811018587395324_p44_i1_w375My duet, ‘Willow’, (1 Piano 4 Hands) has just been published in the new CNCM (Canadian National Conservatory of Music) Northern Lights Late Elementary Piano Duets Collection. A sample of the score to be uploaded soon at  http://www.susangriesdale.com/duettrios/.

I’m excited to be included in the new RCM 2015 Piano Syllabus with pieces listed at the grades 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7 levels.  My Arctice Voices and Piano Mime Collections are represented.  The Grade 3 Celebration Series Repertoire book contains my piece Arctic Voices.

RCM Piano grade 3

The CMC (Canadian Music Center) has just published my choral work Elements for mixed chorus, piano and percussion. It is available at the CMC Website. 

The 2013 RCM Violin Series contains Jolly Rondo, from my Violin Collection ‘Soundplay’. It can be found on the RCM Bookstore Webpage. Also, a look at the score and a sound sample can be heard on the  Collections, Instrumental page. 

RCM Violin Studies


Good News! ‘The Jitters’ from Out of the Box has be selected by the CNCM selection committee to be published in Northern Lights Discoveries Level 8B. This book will be available in July 2013.

‘Antique Lace’ was performed at Summer Sizzle 2012 in the Gala Premier of new Canadian works. This piece is published in CNCM’S newest Northern Lights Level 8 book which is now available. You can hear a sound sample of this piece on the Compositions Piano collection page – in the Piano Poems book.

The piano solo ‘Toques and Parkas’ has been published in the CNCM Northern Lights Collection, Level 7B. A performance was given at the New Canadian Music Gala Evening Concert at Summer Sizzle in Mount Forest.


My piano poem ‘Sail Away’ has been published in the CNCM Northern Lights Collection, Level 6B.  A performance was given at the New Canadian Music Gala evening concert. You can listen to an excerpt and see part of the score on the Piano Solos page.

Piano solos ‘Twinkle, Twinkle’, ‘Castles’ and piano trio ‘Three to Tango’ have been selected for the ACNMP Contemporary Showcase Syllabus

Most of the pieces in my Let’s Pretend Collection has been added to the Contemporary Showcase Syllabus. As well, my piano solo ‘Cloaked’ has also been listed at the grade 2/3 level.