The best pianists on YouTube

Are you interested in finding the best pianists on YouTube? Then this blog article might be for you. Amongst other things, here you’ll find out:

  • Who we think are some of the best pianists on YouTube
  • Our favorite pieces played by these pianists
  • Where you can find more information about these amazing musicians
The Best Pianists on YouTube

While there are many great pianists out there, we cannot list all of them.

This list is especially aimed at those who have not watched videos of too many pianists yet, and who are looking for some more inspiration.

Jarrod Radnich

Jarrod Radnich is one of the most famous pianists on YouTube. He is famous for creating modern arrangements of popular movie theme scores as well as iconic pop & rock songs.

Most people who have heard of Jarrod Radnich likely did so because of his infamous arrangement of “Pirates of the Caribbean”.

The video has received more than 36 million views and is one of the most viewed piano videos on YouTube.

But this great arrangement is far from all that he has to offer. Jarrod Radnich has published a vast number of incredible arrangements that are absolutely delightful to listen to. 

Some of his other arrangements include famous movie scores like:

If you haven’t done so yet, you can check out his YouTube channel here or have a look at his profile on reverbnation.com.

Jarrod Radnich is not only a famous YouTube pianist, he is also involved as a conductor and teacher at the Hi-Desert Cultural Center in Joshua Tree, California.

If you want to learn more about this great pianist and for more information about him, you can visit Jarrod Radnich’s Pianobook profile.

Should you be interested in his arrangements, you can find them here:

Piano Sheet Music by Jarrod Radnich on musicnotes.com

Sonya Belousova

Sonya Belousava is an amazing pianist who goes out of her way to create amazing piano videos. One characteristic of her videos is the creative scenery and the uniquely decorated pianos that add a very special feeling to all of her work.

The video of hers that we’d like to highlight is her amazing performance of the famous (and funny) Tetris theme.

The arrangement is dynamic, fresh, cool, and it’s incredibly enjoyable watching her amazing skills turn this iconic piece into a piano firework.

Sonya Belousova also created arrangements of famous series and movie scores, some of which include:

  • Superman
  • The Walking Dead
  • Game of Thrones
  • Batman
  • Disney Medley

To see more of her amazing work, you can check out her YouTube channel here or read about her career on Wikipedia. Additionally, you can check out her website belousova-ostinelli.com.

Should you be interested in learning some of her arrangements, you might want to check out her music scores here:

Piano Sheet Music by Sonya Belousova on musicnotes.com

Kyle Landry

Kyle Landry is an amazing pianist who has uploaded piano videos to YouTube since 2007. His channel features everything from classical pieces to movie scores, so it’s definitely enjoyable to browse through his content.

One of Kyle Landry’s most beautiful videos is his performance of the classic “Por Una Cabeza”, which he played at a wedding in 2016.

If you haven’t watched it yet, sit back and enjoy this wonderful performance.

Make sure to pay special attention from 2:55 – just great!

Some more performances that you will find on Kyle Landry’s channel include medleys from:

  • Harry Potter
  • Lord of the Rings
  • La La Land
  • Game of Thrones
  • Christmas Carols

If you want to find out more about Kyle Landry, make sure to check out his website and of course also his YouTube channel.

Should you be interested in browsing his amazing arrangements, then you’ll also enjoy checking out creations here:

Piano Sheet Music by Kyle Landry on musicnotes.com

Leiki Ueda

Leiki Ueda is yet another amazing pianist who by now has uploaded a vast variety of well-known pieces of music.

While he has published many great videos, his arrangement of Nino Rota’s Love Theme from  “The Godfather” is impeccable.

It is a must-see for any piano fan, and in case you haven’t seen it yet, you definitely have something to look forward to!

Other videos that you will find on his channel include:

  • Star Trek
  • The Avengers
  • The Phantom of the Opera
  • Transformers
  • Inception

If you want to learn more about him, you can visit Leiki Ueda’s Pianobook profile.

To watch some of his beautiful performances, make sure to check out his YouTube channel. And if you’re a pianist who wants to check out his arrangements, make sure to have a look at all his scores here:

Piano Sheet Music by Leiki Ueda on musicnotes.com

Gamazda

Gamazda is a very talented pianist who features piano covers of many hit songs on her YouTube channel. Something that makes her stand out and separates her from many other pianists is her frequent featuring of rock songs, which just again shows the magnificence and breadth of this beautiful instrument. 

While there are many great videos on her channel, we especially enjoyed watching her rendition of “Last Resort” by Papa Roach.

It’s simply great to watch her perform songs that usually are not on people’s radar when thinking of typical piano songs.

Some of her other piano covers include:

  • All the Small Things – Blink 182
  • Fear of the Dark – Iron Maiden
  • Sonne – Rammstein
  • In the End – Linkin Park
  • Lonely Day – System of a Down

If you like these songs, and you’re more of a rock fan, you should also check out Gamazda’s Pianobook profile.

Francesco Parrino

Francesco Parrino is just as great a pianist who equally offers a great selection of amazing piano covers.

While his channel features many great covers, we especially like his cover of Elvis Presley’s “Can’t Help Falling In Love”.

Make sure to watch the video till the end. You will definitely enjoy it.

Other videos that you will find on his channel include:

  • Someone Like You – Adele
  • Love of my Life – Queen
  • Take On Me – A-ha
  • Thinking Out Loud – Ed Sheeran
  • Rocket Man – Elton John

His work features many different types of songs and is very likely to include some of your favorite songs. So make sure to check out his YouTube channel.

For even more information, you can check the Francesco Parrino Pianobook profile, his official website at francescoparrinomusic.com, and you can find his wonderful arrangements here:

Piano Sheet Music by Francesco Parrino on musicnotes.com
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