Music

Brandon Pearce’s Music

I have always enjoyed music. I started studying the piano when I was 5 years old, and voice a little later than that. I started teaching piano when I was 16, and have sung in numerous choirs over the years. At one point, I even considered becoming a choir teacher for a living. I’ve also been writing music on and off since my teen years, mostly for piano, but lately I’ve incorporated other instruments. You can hear some of my recordings below.

Recent Recordings

Please visit my BandCamp to hear and download my latest recordings.

Here’s one of them:

Past Recordings

Here is a video of a concert I gave at my (temporary) home in Bali in 2013, where I played some Classical pieces, as well as some songs I’d written, including one I sang with the ukelele. Note that the concert is divided into two separate 30 minute videos. Part I is Classical pieces, and Part II is mostly stuff that I wrote.

Early Recordings

In my earlier days, I enjoyed writing arrangements of hymns for piano. I grew up Mormon (and left the religion at age 30), and as a pianist, became very familiar with the hymns and loved to improvise them as I played. Here are some of my more complete arrangements.

Note: These were recorded in Garageband through a MIDI interface, and not always with the best quality piano sample. And for the vocals, I used a cheap microphone headset designed for chatting/Skype, etc., so really not ideal for singing. There’s hissing in background, and the quality isn’t that good. So I didn’t spend a lot of time trying to perfect these recordings.

Maybe some day I’ll practice them more and go to a recording studio to really perfect the performances. In the mean time, you’re welcome to perform them yourself by downloading the sheet music at the bottom of the page.

Right click and download to get the mp3.

How Great the Humble Birth (piano)

I Am a Child of God (piano)

Away in a Manger (vocal/piano)

Where Can I Turn For Peace (English vocal/piano)

Dónde hallo el solaz (Spanish vocal/piano)

Sheet Music

How Great the Humble Birth.pdf (piano)

I Am a Child of God.pdf (piano)

Away in a Manger.pdf (piano/voice)

Where Can I Turn for Peace.pdf (piano/voice – includes English and Spanish lyrics)

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Comments (3):

  1. […] think I like the Spanish translation best (and the recording is better, too). I have also update my Music page where you can hear other arrangements I’ve […]

  2. awesome! You are an amazing pianist! Why did I not hear this live? I sing praise and worship music in my church. Jason and I both would have loved to listen to you for hours literally.

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