Why learn the piano?
With Beverley, you learn to play music in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere, where the focus is on enjoying your lesson, whether you are learning for personal pleasure or preparing for exams.
Music lessons include all aspects of musicianship, theory tuition, aural training and help to develop and enhance a rich set of benefits and attributes.
Even when performing with sheet music, student musicians are constantly using their memory to perform. The skill of memorisation can serve students well in education and beyond.
Learning music promotes craftsmanship, and students learn to want to create good work instead of mediocre work. This desire can be applied to all subjects of study.
Students who practice with musical instruments can improve their hand-eye coordination. Just like playing sports, children can develop motor skills when playing music.
Sense of achievement
Learning to play pieces of music on a new instrument can be a challenging, but achievable goal. Students who master even the smallest goal in music will be able to feel proud of their achievement.
Success in society
Music is the fabric of our society, and music can shape abilities and character. Musical education can greatly contribute to children's intellectual development as well.
Students of music can be more emotionally developed, with empathy towards other cultures They also tend to have higher self-esteem and are better at coping with anxiety.
Children can develop their mathematical and pattern-recognition skills with the help of musical education. Playing music offers repetition in a fun format.
Students who practice music develop better auditory attention, and pick out predictable patterns from surrounding noise.
Imagination and curiosity
Introducing music in the early childhood years can help foster a positive attitude toward learning and curiosity. Artistic education develops the whole brain and develops a child's imagination.
Students can fight stress by learning to play music. Soothing music is especially helpful in helping kids relax.
Kids who learn to play an instrument can learn a valuable lesson in discipline. They will have to set time aside to practice and rise to the challenge of learning with discipline to master playing their instrument.
Kids who study the arts can learn to think creatively. This kind of education can help them solve problems by thinking outside the box and realising that there may be more than one right answer.
Students who study music can improve their spatial intelligence, which allows them to perceive the world accurately and form mental pictures. Spatial intelligence is helpful for advanced mathematics and more.
Many musical education programs require teamwork as part of a band or orchestra. In such groups, students learn how to work together and build camaraderie. At TPS students are encouraged to participate in playing duets and trios, as well as other group activities.
Fear and risk
Performing a musical piece can bring fear and anxiety. Doing so teaches kids how to take risks and deal with fear, which will help them become successful and reach their potential.
With encouragement from teachers and parents, students playing a musical instrument can build pride and confidence. Musical education is also likely to develop better communication skills for students.
Students who have early musical training will develop the areas of the brain related to language and reasoning. The left side of the brain is better developed with music, and songs can help imprint information on young minds.
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