The New Piano School
We enhance love of music from early age, and give our students the highest quality music education, making them successful throughout their life.
OUR INNOVATIVE & UNIQUE METHOD OF PIANO TEACHING gives children an ability to start formal training at a very early age, and acquire sight reading and piano playing in a surprisingly short time. Our curriculums are age appropriate and highly educational.
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The Benefits of Piano Lessons for Children:
1. Piano lessons improve reasoning in preschool children, as
well as grades and test scores later on, especially helping to boost their math
In a study conducted by Dr. Frances Rauscher (a psychologist at the University of Wisconsin at Oshkosh) and Gordon Shaw (a physicist at of the University of California at Irvine) tested preschoolers who received piano instruction. They found
• “After receiving keyboard lessons,
preschool children in Los Angeles performed 34 percent higher on tests for
spatial-temporal reasoning than children who were either trained on computers
or received no special training.”
• "At the Wales and Magee elementary
schools in Wisconsin, kindergarten students, after a minimal amount of keyboard
lessons, scored 36 percent higher on spatial-temporal reasoning tests than students
who received no instruction."
is basically proportional reasoning — ratios, fractions, proportions and
thinking in space and time. This concept has long been considered a major
obstacle in the teaching of elementary math and science.
the piano raises child’s self esteem:
Learning to play the piano is hard work and takes dedication. Not only does each song mastered increase a child's self-esteem, but also performing their newly learned talents in front of the audience at piano recitals can boost their self esteem as much as winning a game in a sports competition.
Lessons also help kids to learn how to keep a positive outlook when facing difficult tasks. The understanding that mastering a new skill is a process that requires patience helps children to approach tasks with confidence, and not become discouraged or frustrated.
University study (Costa-Giomi, 1999) found that children who had taken three years of piano
instruction had significantly higher self-esteem than children who were not enrolled in
piano lessons. These results were not related to family income, sex, family
structure, or parental employment.
3. Piano learning increases coordination and helps children to
eye-hand coordination is almost a given for children that learn to play the
piano, but there is more than that. Kids who play the piano have improved fine
motor skills and, unlike other instruments, the piano requires both hands to
work independently of each other, one moving fast while the other may be moving
at a slower rate. All of these things help to increase a child's overall
dexterity and complex thought processes.
a piece of music takes a great deal of focus, causing a child to interpret a
note and a rhythm, translate it into hand movements on the keyboard and then
immediately go on to the next one. Reading and playing music allows them to
think both critically and creatively, which is a skill that will assist them in
anything they choose to undertake in the future.
*Early Music Lessons Have Longtime Benefits - (The New York Times)