Scott Hiltzik is a modern pianist/composer, which is to state that he performs as pianist — frequently using the jazz quartet Home of Video games and with others — and he writes music in a number of styles, for a number of musicians. Components of improvisational jazz, traditional, cinematic, and globe music are combined in his compositions. He spent some time working with guitarist Jimmy Wyble; the shakuhachi and koto duo Hozan and Yuko Nomura; and created three musicals and several tunes with Michael Cormier. Hiltzik in addition has released a teaching technique series for piano. Many orchestras in THE UNITED STATES and Australia possess performed his music, and it’s been documented by California’s Bay Brass and by pianist Elina Christova.