In this episode, find 20+ emotive teen piano repertoire picks that appeal to older or adult students, complete with play-through demos.
Teen and adult students require extra repertoire planning, because you’re not often teaching from a method book, but finding specific pieces that appeal to their unique tastes. They often gravitate toward darker, moodier, rich, chordal-based music with repetitive lines.
We’ll look at themes from movies and popular new-age style composers, from Yiruma to Einaudi, in this episode, (and save you some time playing through them all yourself!)
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In this episode, you’ll hear our 20+ emotive teen repertoire picks
- All of Me – Piano Guys
- Comptine d’un autre ete – Amelie theme
- Cristofori’s Dream – David Lanz
- Forrest Gump theme (in Piano for Leisure series book)
- Glasgow theme from Love, Actually
- Kiss the Rain, and A River Flows in You – Yiruma
- Primavera – Einaudi
- Gymnopedie no. 1 – Satie
- Le Onde “The Waves” – Ludovico Einaudi
- Nuvole Bianche “The Clouds” – from Insidious – Einaudi
- Schindler’s List theme
- Song for Guy – Elton John
- The Heart Asks Pleasure First and Big My Secret – Michael Nyman from The Piano
- American Beauty theme – John Williams
- St. Elmo’s Fire theme
- Summer of ’42 theme
- Tubular Bells from The Exorcist
- Metamorphosis works – Philip Glass
- Chariots of Fire theme
- In My Place; Atlas; Fix You – Coldplay
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