About 90% of the world is right-hand dominant.  That also means about 90% of the world would struggle to play piano with their left hand, let alone coordinate their left hand with their right hand to play the correct notes at the correct times.  So, if you’re...

Maybe you’ve signed up for lessons through Piano In A Flash, or maybe you’re still debating if lessons are the right move for you. One of the most popular questions we hear from our students is: “What kind of piano do I need to have...

Being a good note reader is not a requirement to becoming a good piano player. If you want to become a concert pianist and play concerts with symphony orchestras for a living, you probably need to learn how to read music. But assuming your interest lies...

The other day, I got an interesting question from a student about reading versus playing by ear. As I was writing a response, I thought it was probably something that could help a lot of other people, as well. The question: I learned to read (sheet) music...

Lately I’ve been finding myself responding to questions from TV show viewers and students with the same answer over and over. The questions usually go something like this… “Scott, I saw one of your guests playing a tune that I just love. I found a...

Did you know that pianos were one of the first musical instruments families bought for their homes in the early part of the 20th century? And while they’ve gotten smaller and more compact and even ended up as digital representations on touch screens, their shape has...

It’s a new year and with that comes New Year's resolutions. One of the more popular resolutions is learning to play a musical instrument. That might be YOUR resolution this year! Here’s a great video about the power of musical gifts that we...

Scott "The Piano Guy" Houston was recently quoted in a cool story about holiday traditions. His part was about music and his own family and he said: "As it turns out my daughter as she was growing up (she’s a freshman in college now) always...