Dave Macpherson - Pianist

This young and talented pianist recently graduated from the University of Glasgow with a BMus with Honours and enjoys playing piano for weddings and events. For the past 6 years he has made a living as a performing musician on both the piano and the violin, and as a teacher. He has performed across Europe, including Holland, France, Belgium and Germany and in venues as diverse as Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, The Royal Botanic Gardens of Edinburgh and DF concert's T In The Park. 

Whether you're looking for a pianist to play during your wedding ceremony or reception, at a private event, as a session musician, or as part of an ensemble or band, then please get in touch.

As a solo performer he has a huge range of experience in a variety of genres. He has played at numerous weddings and private events and held the position of resident pianist in a 4 star restaurant where he performed every weekend for 2 years. 

He is also a violinist in a local string quartet and ceilidh band!

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Dave Macpherson - Pianist Repertoire


  • Bach - Excerpts from the Well Tempered Clavier and Goldberg Variations
  • Beethoven - Various Sonatas, including the Moonlight Sonata, Fur Elise and the Pathetique Sonata
  • Bernstein - Sonata for the Piano, and excerpts from West Side Story
  • Chopin - Nocturnes in Bb Minor, Eb Major, E Minor and both Nocturnes in C# Minor, Various Preludes
  • Debussy - Claire De Lune, Prelude from Bergamasque, Reverie, Arabesque No.1
  • Gershwin - Rhapsody In Blue, Preludes, Various songs from the Gershwin Plays Gershwin arrangements
  • Haydn - Various Sonatas
  • Ives - Alcotts from Piano Sonata No.2 'Concord Sonata'
  • Janacek - Piano Sonata, In The Mists and excerpts from An Overgrown Path
  • Josef Suk - 6 Piano Pieces Op. 7, Including Liebeslied
  • Joplin - The Entertainer, The Maple Leaf Rag, Pineapple Rag, various other rags
  • Liszt - Consolation No.3, Liebestraum No.3, Concert Etude No.3 'Un Sospiro'
  • Ludovico Einaudi - Excerpts from I Giorni, Una Mattina, Divenire Le Onde and Eden Rock collections
  • Mendelssohn - Various Songs Without words, including Venetian Boat Song 1 2
  • Michael Nyman - various excerpts from the soundtrack to The Piano
  • Mozart - Various Sonatas and Piano Concerto No.23 in A Major
  • Philip Glass - Excerpts from Glassworks, Etudes and the Soundtrack to The Hours
  • Rachmaninoff - Preludes in C# Minor, D Major and G Minor
  • Schumann - Traumeri, Impromptu in Gb, Various Movements from the FantasieStucke
  • Shostakovich - Piano Sonata No. 2
  • Tchaikovsky - Various Movements from The Seasons
  • Yiuruma - Various pieces from the First Love collection 

Pop/Rock Various Songs from artists including (but not limited to):

  • Abba
  • Adele
  • Anais Mitchell
  • The Beatles
  • Ben Howard
  • Beyonce
  • Biffy Clyro
  • Bon Iver
  • Bruce Springsteen
  • Bruno Mars
  • Coldplay
  • Damien Rice
  • David Gray
  • Dire Straights
  • Elbow
  • Elton John
  • Elvis Presley
  • Eric Clapton
  • The Feeling
  • The Fray
  • Glen Hansard
  • The Guillemots
  • Jamie Cullum
  • Johnny Cash
  • John Legend
  • John Mayer
  • Joshua Radin
  • The Killers
  • King Creosote
  • Lisa Hannigan
  • Meatloaf
  • Michael Buble
  • Michael Jackson
  • Nat King Cole
  • Passenger
  • Pink Floyd
  • Radiohead
  • The Red Hot Chilli Peppers
  • The Righteous Brothers
  • Robbie Williams
  • The Rolling Stones
  • Stevie Wonder
  • The Swell Season
  • Travis
  • U2

and many more...


He has a large range of Jazz influences, most notably:

  • Bill Evans
  • Billy Mayerl
  • Chick Corea
  • Dave Brubeck
  • Fats Waller
  • Herbie Hancock
  • Keith Jarret
  • Kit Downes
  • Hiromi
  • Louis Armstrong
  • Michel Camillo
  • Miles Davis
  • Neil Cowley
  • Oscar Peterson
  • Paul Desmond

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