Waltz Under The Stars

Imagine this flowing, swirling “Waltz Under The Stars”.  This intermediate waltz combines playfulness and a modern approach to the waltz.  With an updated pop-accompaniment pattern and the playfulness of “La Valse d’Amélie”, this piece is a great addition to recitals and other performances.

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Studio Use Licence – All pieces come with a studio licence.  Buy once and use with your direct students for years to come!


Waltz Under The Stars Description:

  • Level: Intermediate
  • Pages: 5 pages, 2 pages of music, cover included
  • Format: Instant PDF download
  • Studio Licence Bonus: Cover art, “make it your own” suggestions for students
  • Collections: Scenes Of Spring

“Waltz Under The Stars” is an intermediate waltz that combines playfulness and a modern approach to the waltz.  With an updated pop-accompaniment pattern that creates a flowing, swirling dance, this piece is a great addition to recitals and other performances.

NOTE: This piece was originally commissioned by TopMusicCo.  All rights were retained by Rosemarie Penner.

Waltz Under The Stars Level:

“Waltz Under The Stars” is an intermediate piano solo in which we hear the swirling of dancers’ dresses throughout.  It’s a mix of modern with classical accompaniment patterns to draw your students into this moment in time.

  • Mode: B flat Major
  • Time Signature: 3/4
  • Concepts: modified pop arpeggio accompaniment, waltz accompaniment, parallel 6th intervals, pedal

Your students will explore keeping a very light left-hand with flowing right-hand phrases that ebb and flow.  Pedal is used lightly in this piece.  Enough to create a legato, swirling effect without losing the playful nature of this dance.

Waltz Under The Stars Bonus:

All sheet music comes with original cover art.  “Waltz Under The Stars” comes with “make it your own” suggestions for students to experiment with developing their own voice.

More About the “Scenes Of Spring” Collection:

“Waltz Under The Stars” is part of the “Scenes Of Spring” collection that is designed for intermediate students of various ages.  Music in this collection focuses on creating a picture, moment, or mood.  With the exception of “Time Of Renewal” (a quick win piece), these are all great level-appropriate Spring recital pieces that are sure to be a hit with students and the audience alike.

Pieces found in the “Scenes Of Spring” collection are:

  • The Gnome’s Starlit Dance: Late intermediate/early advanced level piece with Latin elements.
  • Waltz Under The Stars: Intermediate level piece for students that love flowing, dance-like music.
  • The Grand Entrance: Early intermediate piece that lends a celebratory feel to recitals.
  • Time Of Renewal: Early intermediate piece that explores 4th intervals.  Great as a seasonal ‘quick win’ or concept review piece for this level.

What is a studio licence?

When you purchase “Waltz Under The Stars” you get a studio-licence PDF of the piece.  This piece is sent digitally via an email receipt.  If you have a multi-teacher studio, please contact Rosemarie directly for additional licences.  Thanks!

A studio licence is a great way to stretch your studio repertoire budget.  Purchase music once and use for years (even decades) with students you directly teach!  For online teachers, if you share the piece during online lessons, students must print immediately and not retain an electronic copy of the piece.

For more information on your studio licence, check out the Terms and Conditions page.

If you purchase a collection you will need a program to open zip files to access all pieces within the collection.

Should I print all pages for students?

Yes!  Each page is designed with students in mind.

  • Page 1: Cover art
  • Page 2: Description, tips for students to make it their own, terms of use
  • Page 3+: music
  • Last page: other music they may like

Students love a bit of cover art since it can help them get into the mood and story of a piece.   I’ve included ways to adapt or play with the music so students become part of the creative process.

The terms of use are there to educate students and their families about copyright law.  We know, but they may not realize what they are innocently doing may cause you to lose your studio licence.

Lastly, having other pieces at a similar level can keep students excited about what the next song in their musical journey can be!


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