Erika Gundesen

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Pianist and Music Director

ARCT, BMus, MPerf

Events

Looking for some background music for your gala, banquet, wedding or other event? I specialize in Classical piano, but I can also throw in some pop, musical theatre or jazz fusion to suit your tastes.  I am also open to working with singers and intrumentalists within these genres.  I do take requests, but they must be given at least a week in advance.  I prefer to have a complete setlist worked out before the event begins.  See some example repertoire below!

 

I am very experienced with livery dinners in the City of London.

 

Click here for information on my rates.

 

CLASSICAL

Air on a G String - J.S. Bach

Partita No.6 in e minor - J.S. Bach

Sheep May Safely Graze - J.S. Bach

Sonata in c# minor ("Moonlight"), 1st mvt. - L. Van Beethoven

Fantaisie-Impromptu - F. Chopin

Funeral March (Sonata in bb minor) - F. Chopin

Minute Waltz - F. Chopin

Nocturne in Db Major - F. Chopin

Nocturne in c# minor - F. Chopin

Nocturne in Eb Major - F. Chopin

Nocturne in bb minor - F. Chopin

Nocturne in F# Major - F. Chopin

Prelude in E Minor - F. Chopin

Claire de lune - C. Debussy

Danseuses de Delphes - C. Debussy

Voiles - C. Debussy

Les sons et les parfums tournent dans l'air du soir - C. Debussy

The Girl with the Flaxen Hair - C. Debussy

The Sunken Cathedral - C. Debussy

Minstrels - C. Debussy

Elegy ("Last Spring") - E. Grieg

Wedding Day at Troldhaugen - E. Grieg

Sonetto 104 di Petrarca - F. Liszt

Rondo alla turca - W.A. Mozart

Sonata in D Major K576 - W.A. Mozart

Canon in D - J. Pachelbel

Noctuelles - M. Ravel

Oiseaux tristes - M. Ravel

Une barque sur l'océan - M. Ravel

Alborada del gracioso - M. Ravel

Vallée des cloches - M. Ravel

Impromptu in Eb Major - F. Schubert

Impromptu in E Major - F. Schubert

Impromptu in Ab Major - F. Schubert

 

JAZZ/FUSION

Ain't Misbehavin' - Waller/Brooks

Alice in Wonderland - Hilliard/Fain

April in Paris - Harburg/Duke

Body and Soul - Heyman/Green

Don't Get Around Much Anymore - Ellington/Russell

Embraceable You - Gershwin/Wild

Fascinatin' Rhythm - Gershwin/Wild

Have You Met Miss Jones? - Rodgers/Hart

How High the Moon - Hamilton/Lewis

In a Sentimental Mood - Ellington/Mills

It Don't Mean a Thing - Ellington/Mills

I've Got Rhythm - Gershwin/Wild

Liza - Gershwin/Wild

Moonlight Serenade - Miller/Parish

My Favourite Things - Rodgers/Hammerstein

Oh, Lady Be Good - Gershwin/Wild

Ragtime - S. Flaherty

Solitude - Ellington/Mills

Somebody Loves Me - Gershwin/Wild

Sophisticated Lady - Ellington/Mills

The Entertainer - S. Joplin

The Man I Love  - Gershwin/Wild

Variations, Op.41 - N. Kapustin

 

POP

Angel Eyes - Jim Brickman

As Time Goes By - H. Hupfeld

Beauty and the Beast - Ashman/Menken

Because You Loved Me - Diane Warren

Can You Read My Mind? - J. Williams

Can't Help Falling in Love - Weiss/Peretti/Creatore

Colours of the Wind - Menken/Schwartz

Desperado - Henley/Frey

Evergreen - Barbra Streisand

From a Distance - Julie Gold

The Greatest Love of All - Creed/Masser

The Homecoming - H. Hardy

How Could I Ever Know? - Norman/Simon

How Do I Live - Diane Warren

I Believe I Can Fly - R. Kelly

I Do It For You - Bryan Adams

I Don't Want to Miss a Thing - Diane Warren

If You Believe - Jim Brickman

I Will Always Love You - Dolly Parton

In This Life - Reid/Shamblin

La Vie En Rose - Edith Piaf

New York, New York - Kander/Ebb

One Moment in Time - Hammond/Bettis

Open Arms - Journey

Over the Rainbow - Harburg/Arlen

The Prayer - Sager/Foster

The Rose - Amanda McBroom

Send in the Clowns - S. Sondheim

Tears in Heaven - Eric Clapton

Tell Him - Celine Dion/Barbra Streisand

Through the Eyes of Love - M. Hamlisch

Time to Say Goodbye - Sarori/Quarantotto

Unchained Melody - North/Zaret

Up Where We Belong - Jennings/Nitzsche/Sainte-Marie

Valentine - Jim Brickman

We've Got Tonight - Bob Seger

The Wind Beneath My Wings - Henley/Silbar

Your Song - Elton John

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