One of the most popular questions I hear from people who are interested in learning to play is: “What kind of piano do I need to have for lessons?”I’m here to help with that! Whether you are hoping to buy your first piano or keyboard, or if...

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 (make that definitely… ha!) need to learn how to read full...

How's your head? No, I'm not asking if you feel warm or are suffering from a migraine (though I hope not!)—I want to check in on your mental wellness. It's so important to be there for yourself and give yourself grace, especially when you're not...

Why do certain songs and sounds make the hairs on the back of your neck stand up, while others make you want to tap your feet? It's a fascinating question that opens much debate for music theory lovers. But for the sake of this blog...

I had to list some of my favorite songs for Father's Day too— maybe you'll pick one to figure out on the keys! Do you have any favorites you want to add to the list? Share them in the comments below!...

Are you looking for a song to honor your mom and communicate how special she is? Here are a few of my favorites for this special day of recognition!Feel free to add some of your favorite Mother's Day-esque songs in the comments below! ...

If you’ve ever seen or experienced my teaching before, you know that my piano playing and teaching method kind of tosses traditional (classical) music notation out the window, and instead uses simplified Lead Sheets as our notation. I teach this way because MOST modern music...

Piano In A Flash is honored to be featured recently in Jazz Times—an iconic American magazine that’s been dedicated to covering all things jazz music for over 50 years! The article, Chops: Teaching Adults to Play Jazz, addresses the innovative approaches that Scott “The Piano Guy”...

I don’t know about you, but I have a few things in my house that I just can’t seem to figure out how to organize. The worst place is the junk drawer, where we keep spare keys, post-it notes, a few pens, coins, random bits...