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Connor Chee

pianist and composer

 

Navajo pianist and composer Connor Chee is known for combining his classical piano training with his Native American heritage. Chee made his Carnegie Hall debut at the age of 12 after winning a gold medal in the World Piano Competition. A graduate of the Eastman School of Music and the University of Cincinnati’s College-Conservatory of Music, Chee’s solo piano music is inspired by traditional Navajo chants and songs.

Chee has released 4 studio albums of original pieces and piano transcriptions of Navajo music. The Navajo Piano won Best Instrumental Recording at the 16th Annual Native American Music Awards, and his piece “Beginnings” won Best New Age Song.

Chee’s 2020 release,
Scenes from Dinétah, features piano pieces written about elements of Navajo life and culture. It was accompanied by the release of several music videos filmed on the reservation, directed by Navajo filmmaker Michael Etcitty Jr.

 

Chee's most recent release, The Navajo Piano (Revisited), features new recordings of his original 15 compositions from 2014, as well as recordings of the traditional songs they were based on. Also included are 3 new transcriptions for harp featuring Angelica Hairston and Johanna Wienholts.

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sheet music

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Sandpaintings for Piano (2021)

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Includes:

-16 pieces for solo piano

Price: $24.95

File Type: PDF

File Size: 1.99 MB

Pages: 58

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Pathways Preview Contents
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Pathways (for 2 Pianos - Includes 4 Hand Arrangement)(2020)

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Includes:

· Pathways (for Two Pianos – Full Score)

· Pathways (Piano I Part)

· Pathways (Piano II Part)

· Pathways (Arranged for Four Hands)

Price: $7.95

Duration: 3 minutes

File Type: PDF

File Size: 901 KB

Pages: 38

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The Navajo Piano (2014)

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Includes:

-12 Navajo Vocables for Piano

-3 Navajo Preludes for Piano

Price: $24.95

File Type: PDF

File Size: 1.76 MB

Pages: 70

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Weaving (2020) (from Scenes from Dinétah)

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Price: $4.95

File Type: PDF

File Size: 277 KB

Pages: 7 + Front Cover, Title Page, Back Cover

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Two Melodies for Kinyaa'aanii and Four Arrangements from The Navajo Piano

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Two Melodies for Kinyaa'aanii and Four Arrangements from The Navajo Piano

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Music for Carillon commissioned by Tiffany Ng

Two Melodies for Kinyaa'aanii

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Four Arrangements for Carillon from The Navajo Piano (Preludes 1-3 and Vocable No. 8)

Digital Sheet Music Instant Download

Price: $9.95

File Type: PDF

File Size: 891 KB

Pages: 14 + Front Covers, Title Pages, Back Covers for each booklet (24 pages total)

Free Downloads:

These Sheet Music downloads are currently free, but if you are able to donate, it helps keep the website running! 

Original Compositions:

*ROUGH DRAFTS*

(These are not final copies, and may contain minor errors. Official copies will be available soon)

 

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Management and Booking

Mary Beth Crandall
MaryBeth@wildsaguarorecords.com

(480) 788-2519

 
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