Online Piano Lessons—Grateful Connections

When the COVID-19 pandemic began in March 2020, I, along with my teaching staff, began teaching our piano students online. By the end of June, my students had four months of online piano lessons under their belts. I knew it was a big change for them, and that some students had adapted well and someContinue reading “Online Piano Lessons—Grateful Connections”

Benefits of Piano Lessons, and Unexpected Pluses

Much has been written about recent research on the beneficial effects of piano lessons and other types of music lessons. The top benefits include: Improved abilities in math, reading comprehension, and puzzle solving; sharpened concentration and attention span. Neural connections made through the act of playing an instrument provide a defense against cognitive decline andContinue reading “Benefits of Piano Lessons, and Unexpected Pluses”