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The Piano Guys set for Shippensburg University's Luhrs Center / Herald-Mail Media

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A YouTube sensation was born out of Paul Anderson's desire to promote pianos at his store in St. George, Utah. Anderson's fascination with viral videos inspired him to use his own skills as a videographer and producer to make promotional videos that would reach a large audience. He received help from three other men, Jon Schmidt (pianist and songwriter), Steven Sharp Nelson (cellist and songwriter) and Al van der Beek (music producer and songwriter) who as a group recorded their unique composition of classical and pop for the world to see.

Now known as The Piano Guys, the group will perform on Thursday, May 3, at H. Ric Luhrs Performing Arts Center at Shippensburg University.

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