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Pianist Lara Garner

Classical

Arabesque - Debussy
Butterflies - Concone
Clair de Lune - Debussy
Cuckoo - Daquin
Etude in f minor - Chopin
Girl with the Flaxen Hair - Debussy
Nocturne - Field
Prelude in C - Bach
Rustles of Spring - Sinding
Serenade - Sinding
Sonata in D - Mozart
Turbulent Waters - Maykapar

Film/Video Themes

Pirates of the Caribbean
Aerith's Theme (Final Fantasy VII)
Aross the Stars (Star Wars)
Beauty & the Beast
Gabriel's Oboe (The Mission)
Game of Thrones
Kiss the Rain (Twilight)
Lord of the Rings
May the Force Be With You
Skyrim (Elder Scrolls)

Popular/Rock/Jazz

Ain't Misbehavin' - Fats Waller
All My Life - K-Ci & JoJo
All That Jazz - James Kander
Call Me Maybe - Carly Rae Jepsen
Counting Stars - One Republic
Drops of Jupiter - Train
I Will Remember You - Sara Mclaughlin
Just the Way You Are - Bruno Mars
Mirrors - Justin Timberlake
You Are the Sunshine of My Life - Stevie Wonder

Lara is known for the lyric quality of her playing and her versatility in styles. She is equally at home playing Beethoven one night and Journey the next.

"Lara Garner lit up the stage each time she told her audience a story, each time her virtuosic fingers found tone and light on piano, harp, whistle and bodhran, each time she smiled while playing music that she loves."------Jean's Magazines, April 2009



With a degree in music from U.C. Berkeley and a Master's Degree from San Francisco State, Lara has lived and performed all over the world. She lived in both Paris and Rome, where she developed her style and technique while performing as a soloist, accompanist to singers, instrumentalists & ballet and opera companies. As an accomplished vocal accompanist, Lara has played for many operatic and pop artists and has provided musical accompaniment for many shows. Her latest CD with opera singer Monifa Harris is slated to be released in early 2015. Lara has played much of the major piano chamber music repertoire (trios, quartets, quintets)and was the founder of Trio Con Spirito, as well as the baroque quartet Baroque a Quattro and the original flute/guitar duo Bianco Fiore. She is the founder of the Amethyst Trio and of the Celtic folk group Celtic Sands



Lara has a portable black 88-key Yamaha stage piano (pictured below) that she brings with her to events if a piano is not provided. She also provides her own amplification equipment. She works closely with her clients on musical selection, including special requests, to provide the best ambiance for each particular event.

To Contact

For any questions about booking, CD sales, or general questions, Lara can be reached at
(650)430-5016 or email: amethysttrio@gmail.com