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Perceived Value as Piano Teacher
Cost, Value, and Worth are often used interchangeably, though related, they are very different concepts. Their relationship works like this: · Cost or Price - is the amount of...
Kwantlen Launches New Bachelor of Music Undergraduate Degree Program
Kwantlen Polytechnic University has launched its first foray into a musical degree with its the Bachelor of Music in Musical Arts degree program (BMMA). Kwantlen has been...
Inspiring Students
Connecting music to children’s lives and feelings Xiaole Li “I hope every student comes away...
Piano Lessons at Home Increase Learning & Parental Involvement
Piano Lessons at Home Increase Learning & Parental Involvement Though it is a contentious issue, there are good reasons to have in-home piano lessons. There are time and money...
Inspiring Students
Inspiring Students Connecting music to children’s lives and feelings Xiaole Li “I hope every student comes away from lessons excited to learn. Every student is different and...
Three Keys to Success with Piano
With Summer finally in full swing and kids are enjoying camp and other activities, school still seems like it is in far-far-away land. However,  as parents know, now is the...
What Age Can You Start?
Each and every individual can learn and enjoy music no matter their age! It is never too early or too late to start learning. Whether your child takes a music appreciation class...
'Nobu' Fever: Japan Falls for a Blind Piano Prodigy
By Yuki Oda As Nobuyuki Tsujii finished the last note of Andante spianato et Grande Polonaise brillante by Chopin, the packed audience in Tokyo's Kioi Hall broke into an...
Bath Pianos Appear on City Streets to Support Festival
Story from BBC NEWS: Street pianos are to be placed around Bath in support of the city's International Music Festival. Eleven of the instruments will be in a range of...
How Much Practice is Required to Learn Piano at Different Levels?
By Karen Berger Different amounts of practice time are required to learn piano at various ages and levels. Recommendations also depend on the student's ambition and...
The Dark Side of Piano Competitions
By Michael Johnson The Hungarian pianist and composer Bela Bartok famously said competitions should be for horses, not musicians. He refused to sit on competition juries because...
The 5 C's of Learning Piano Technique
One of the most difficult things for any piano teacher to impart is the necessity of learning technique properly and incorporating it into a daily practice routine. I have found...
5 Benefits of Piano Lessons That Parents Should Know
  By Mrs. Treasures There are many reasons why parents sign up for piano lessons. Parents have this hidden dream to play the piano but somehow they were deprived of this when...
How to Choose a Piano Teacher
Written by Marta Stone At some point, many parents find themselves ready to choose a piano teacher for their child, but may have no idea how to find a quality professional. Before...
Is Your Child Ready for Piano Lessons?
Written by Amy Schumaker Is your child ready to start piano lessons? The answer is not always clear-cut. Children develop and learn at different rates, so the right age for one...
Five Ways Piano Lessons Benefit Children
Two years ago, my wife and I started our oldest daughter, then six years old, in piano lessons. Both of us being musically oriented, we feel that music instruction is just as...
What Are the Benefits of Playing the Piano?
Written by Shane Montgomery There are many benefits derived from playing the piano, including stress relief, mental health, hand-eye coordination and helping children in school....
Research Shows That Playing an Instrument Provides Health Benefits
Written by Melissa Martin Fourteen-year-old Ryan Price loves to play guitar. When his studies and chores are done for the day, he pulls his Fender Stratocaster off its stand to...
Play Piano for Power!
by mcmama | Families.com Want to enhance higher brain function in children? Encourage their brain development and intellectual ability? Provide an on-going workout for their smart...
Piano Playing – A Public Health Concept?
Piano Street’s Classical Piano Blog Pianists who begin practicing in childhood have been found to have better developed nerve pathways in parts of their brains. Scientists believe...