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...

Thousands of people are having fun learning how to play their favorite songs on the piano with Scott Houston’s Piano in a Flash online method. One question Scott gets frequently involves chord movements or jumps. Here’s the question and Scott’s answer to help everyone along as...

We know that people play music for fun. But did you know that some dogs do as well? Buddy Mercury, a lovable Beagle, is quickly generating massive online fame (almost 5.7 million views on YouTube) as a video showing him playing the piano and “singing” appears in...

A Piano in a Flash student recently wrote in saying “….God bless you if you have the gift of both being able to read and play by ear.”  But is it a gift or something else entirely?  Scott “The Piano Guy” Houston has a few...

We all know that playing the piano is REALLY big fun. But on occasion, some REALLY big pianos have been used to bring some joy to the world.  Classic FM recently shared some great moments including: Chopsticks by Tom Hanks and Sandra Bullock — Inspired by...