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Benefits of Playing the Piano
By Mayene Grim Playing the Piano is not just for entertainment, of expressions of emotions, it does a lot of health wonders to our body, especially to our brain. Studies shows...
Playing Piano – What Is Its Benefits?
By Kamren R. Bircher Playing piano is not just about flexing your fingers and hitting the tunes right of your favorite music. It is also about the brain exercise, a mental health...
Benefits of Playing Piano and Studying Music
  By Mymikhaela My kids are so into music now. At the age of 6 and 4, they are reading notes and explaining what treble clef , quarter and whole notes are. They make music...
The Research: Benefits of Playing Piano and Studying Music
By Jan Stevens The pace of scientific research into music making has never been greater. New data about music’s relationship to brainpower, wellness and other phenomena is...
Health Benefits of Playing Music After 50
Health Benefits of Playing Music After 50 It is known that listening to music has positive health effects on people of all ages: it has been shown to reduce stress, blood...
Going under the knife? Ask for a concerto first
By Susan Tomes A doctor in Hawaii finds playing classical piano to his patients prior to surgery has unexpected benefits An eye surgeon in Hawaii has reported the results of a...
The Benefits of Playing Piano
  In recent years the rate at which scientists have been studying the intellectual benefits of learning and performing music in children has increased exponentially. The...
Benefits of Playing the Piano in Your Retirement
By Dan Maynard People who are on verge of retirement often think of how they will spend their time during their retirement. Retirees have a lot of free time and they don’t...
Enhance Mind and Body Through Music
By Helene Herman Joan, one of my 60+ students, loves to sing, but for a long time had considered playing piano to be out of reach. "Never having taken piano lessons as a...
Five Reasons Why to Learn to Play the Piano is Good for Your Health
By Michael Mickey Charles Many people choose to learn to play the piano rather than any other musical instrument. For some, it is because someone they knew or loved was a player....
7 Ways Piano Playing Benefits Your Brain
7 Ways Piano Playing Benefits Your Brain If you're looking for a perfect way to keep your mind sharp, piano playing is the solution. It exercises several different parts of...
Benefits of Learning Piano in Retirement
By Dan Maynard You start a new life after retirement and could consider piano lessons a part of it. Though people spend years planning their lives before retirement, they don’t...
Piano Lessons for Adults
By Duane Shinn It's that time of week again: time for your scheduled piano lesson. There's just one problem: You don't want to go. In fact, you're dreading it...
Group Music Lessons for Young Children
By Karen Berger Small children love music. They show it by singing, dancing, clapping, marching, and moving to music they like. Given this enthusiasm, many parents consider...
Benefits of Music for Infants
By Angela England How Music Helps Newborn Babies Brain and Emotional Development In fetal development the auditory system forms extremely early and the ear is actually the first...
Canadian Pianist Greta Kraus
By Tamara Bernstein Greta Kraus's students used to joke that just being in the same room as her made them play more musically. And they were right: every atom in this...
Canadian Pianist Janina Fialkowska
By Tamara Bernstein Gorgeous sound; big "chops"; a magical sense of timing and rubato; emotional generosity and risk-taking; individuality - what else does a pianist...
Canadian Pianist Francine Kay
By Jean-Pascal Hamelin Francine Kay, noted for interpretations "com-pelling in their individuality" (Ottawa Citizen) is widely recognized as a pianist with a unique...
Canadian Pianist Marc-André Hamelin
By Tamara Bernstein Though he's no stranger to Scena readers, I can't ignore that champion of all things obscure and unplay-able: Marc-André Ham-elin. Thanks to the...
Canadian Pianist Eve Egoyan
By Tamara Bernstein Toronto-based Eve Egoyan has, in the last few years, emer-ged as one of Canada's most trustworthy and just plain musical specialists of new music. She...