Video of Self-Taught High School Student Playing Piano at Michigan Mall Becomes Online Sensation

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Recently posted video of an 18-year-old  high school student playing the piano in a Michigan mall has become an online sensation.

Monntel West was playing at the Lansing Mall on Friday when Sara Hadley recorded the performance then posted it to Facebook, CNN reported.

West said he was never formally taught to play and doesn't read music or have a piano at home.

The video of West's performance has been linked and shared hundreds of thousands of times, according to CNN.

West said he taught himself to play by watching videos on YouTube and practicing on an electric keyboard.

Since the video was posted, West has been getting offers for free piano lessons and free pianos, he told CNN.

West said he was even contacted by a record label in Los Angeles.