The Spring exams and festivals are coming to a close so a fun way to unwind from the pressure is to play duets. Whilst I love playing duets with my students, I think it’s more fun and beneficial for students to play with each other as this creates a performance partnership as well as improving rhythmic skills and ensemble playing. Many pianists are so used to playing on their own that they really struggle when playing with someone else. By starting off with simple duets where both parts are equal, this problem is minimised and the pieces can be played together from the first lesson.
Here are some good books for young pianists, in order of level of difficulty: