Pianists always spend a lot of time preparing Christmas music, but Halloween often gets overlooked as a musical holiday. It’s not too late to get your piano chops up to speed so that you can provide your own soundtrack to this fun holiday!

Here are ten piano solos that feature this season’s quirkiest and spookiest tunes. When possible, we’ve found easier and more advanced pieces to suit a variety of levels.

1. The Addams Family Theme

We all know and love The Addams Family theme song, and now you can play it on the piano!

Easy Sheet Music for Solo Piano

Intermediate Sheet Music for Solo Piano

2. The Munsters Theme

But why should The Addams Family have all the fun? We had to include The Munsters, too!

Easy Sheet Music for Solo Piano

Intermediate Sheet Music for Solo Piano

3. “The Great Pumpkin Waltz” from It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown

For something a little less spooky, “The Great Pumpkin Waltz” from It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown is one of our favorite songs to play on the piano.

Easy Sheet Music for Solo Piano

Intermediate Sheet Music for Solo Piano

4. “Toccata and Fugue in D Minor” by Johann Sebastian Bach

This iconic piece was originally played on the organ, giving it the ultimate Halloween sound! If you’re up for the challenge, take on this dark Bach classic.

Advanced Sheet Music for Solo Piano

5. Halloween Theme by John Carpenter

Okay, back to spooky! John Carpenter’s Halloween Theme sends shivers down our spine every time!

Intermediate Sheet Music for Solo Piano

6. “Monster Mash” by Bobby Boris Pickett and the Crypt-Kickers

It’s hard not to love this Halloween classic. This is the perfect piece to break out at a party this year!

Easy Sheet Music for Solo Piano

Intermediate Sheet Music for Solo Piano

7.”Thriller” by Michael Jackson

For another party pleaser, enjoy this incredible piano arrangement of Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” by Musicnotes Signature Artist, Karim Kamar.

Easy Sheet Music for Solo Piano

Advanced Sheet Music for Solo Piano

8. Ghostbusters Theme

We ain’t afraid of no ghosts!

Easy Sheet Music for Solo Piano

Intermediate Sheet Music for Solo Piano

9. The Exorcist Theme

Also known as “Tubular Bells,” The Exorcist is a must-learn Halloween piece!

 

Easy Sheet Music for Solo Piano

Intermediate Sheet Music for Solo Piano

10. Halloween Medley arranged by Joshua Burniece

This medley from Musicnotes Signature Artist Joshua Burniece features excerpts from “Grim Grinning Ghosts,” Thriller,” The Twilight Zone Theme,” This Is Halloween ,” Halloween Theme, “Monster Mash ,” Ghostbusters Theme, “Hedwig’s Theme,” and “What’s This?”

Intermediate Sheet Music for Solo Piano


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This post was written by Megan, piano teacher and author of Pianissimo: A Very Piano Blog. Visit her website for more piano related blogs for teachers, parents, students, and all things piano.


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