TedEd Video Published

I am pleased to announce that TedEd has just published the video-lesson I have been working with them on. It is entitled: How Can You Play A Rubiks Cube and discusses the basics of group theory, the mathematical field which connects the Rubiks Cube and musical harmony. You can access the video here:

How Can You Play A Rubiks Cube?

What's New

It's my life's work to express those emotions and feelings that can only be conveyed through music. It's how my spirit takes wing and soars to unfathomable, seemingly unreachable heights. I hope that my music does the same for your spirit, too.

​Homepage of composer/pianist

Michael Staff

Upcoming Book

​In addition to many other projects, I am currently writing an in-depth book entitled Intersection, which discusses the elements of music as seen through mathematical principles.



In addition to being a pianist and prolific composer, I am also a musical theorist, mathematician, and instructor. On the Instruction page you will find video-lectures and lessons on many different music-related topics from basic theory to mathematical applications in musical analysis and composition. You can also find audio and video recordings and samples throughout my website, and a number are available as sheet music and will be available soon on audio CD.

​I welcome comments and questions on relevant topics so feel free to send an e-mail.