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Learning to play an instrument can help your child fine-tune her ear and enhance skills needed for education and social interaction.
By Angela Kwan
Between soccer and scouts, your school-age kid's schedule is loaded with fun activities. If you're on the fence about adding music classes to the list, take note of the benefits that come with signing your little one up for violin or piano lessons. Maybe she won't be the next Beethoven, but she may have an easier time learning math, practicing good manners (including patience!), and becoming a team player. Read on to...
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Perhaps the greatest benefit of having a piano in your life is also the one we’ve known about the longest–the uplifting effect it has on your spirit. When you sit on that bench and open the keyboard cover, you tap into a powerful way to communicate emotion, enliven a gathering or just relax.
Just beneath the surface, however, the piano is much more than that. For example, a recent study at McGill University in Montreal, Canada, demonstrated that grade-school children who took piano lessons for three years scored...
Piano lessons are a fundamental way to gain a broad appreciation of music. However, the real benefits that arise from playing the piano are primarily non-musical.
A piano student learns to read two lines of music, use both ears, arms, legs, feet and all ten fingers, with the brain giving each body part a different assignment to perform simultaneously. No other activity allows a child to exercise all of these skills in such a constructive manner. Piano lessons, therefore, develop coordination in both mind and muscles, which transfers to many daily...
September 28, 2015
Answered by: Mychal,An Expert in the Classical Music - General Category
In a world where rap, country, alternative and rock genres dominate the popular music charts, some may wonder if there is any room for classical music. But the relevance of classical music in today's world cannot be mistaken: it is essential. Although it is not commonly heard on the radio in the public places that we visit, It is our portal into history, our framework for contemporary entertainment and a tool for brain power.That which is now called "classical" music was once the newest...