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...

A hospital in Taiwan has installed a ‘piano staircase’, encouraging patients and staff to take the stairs and get more exercise. According to news sources, the staircase, found at Kaohsiung Municipal Ta-Tung Hospital in Taiwan, stretches 11 stories and each individual stair plays a note...

The Mahoney House retirement community in York, Nebraska is a bit more musical around lunchtime thanks to the efforts of 93-year-old veteran Art Frederickson. For the past decade, almost every day, Art has played fun and familiar tunes on his electronic piano for the facility’s...

Like so many people, Sharon Hubbard Grassele (65) always wanted to learn how to play the piano. She took piano lessons as a child, but wasn’t able to stick with it, then life got in the way and she wasn’t able to find the time...

Did you know that your brain can recognize a familiar song within 100 to 300 milliseconds? A new study from University College London reports that our favorite tunes are deeply held in our minds. For this study, researchers at the UCL Ear Institute wanted to find...