Dr. Scott Price

Dr. Scott Price currently serves as Associate Professor of Piano, Piano Pedagogy; Chair of the Piano Area; and Coordinator of Group Piano and Community Piano Programs at the University of South Carolina. A graduate of the University of Oklahoma, the Cleveland Institute of Music and Bowling Green State University (OH), his recent engagements have included performances and clinics at the national conventions of the Music Teachers National Association, the National Keyboard Pedagogy Conference, and solo recitals and master classes throughout the United States, Thailand, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur and Malaysia.

Dr. Price is creator and editor-in-chief of the on-line piano pedagogy journal, Piano Pedagogy Forum. Now in its ninth year of publication, Piano Pedagogy Forum has published 18 issues with participation from 91 writers from 70 colleges/universities, 26 states and two foreign countries. Dr. Price has recorded numerous compact discs of educational piano music for Alfred Music Publishing and has published educational compositions.

Some of Dr. Price's special interests include teaching students with disabilities; teaching very young children; and teaching keyboard improvisation to piano students ranging from beginning to advanced levels. His work with disabled students has been featured in newspapers and on television, including an appearance by one of Dr. Price's autistic students on Dateline NBC and CNN. Scott chairs the Committee on Special Needs Students for the National Conference on Keyboard Pedagogy.