is my child old enough?

  • ​ Children can learn to play the piano from as young as 4! The key is to keep the lessons short and fun.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kgUVxKiL-SI 

WHAT WILL PLAYING THE PIANO BE LIKE?

  • "I play for those moments when music plays me. It doesn’t happen very often. It doesn’t last more than a second or two. My playing may not even sound any better. But that moment when I am inside the music is about the sweetest feeling I have ever known and I will do anything to get back there. Even practice."


        Some beautiful thoughts on achieving mindfulness through             playing the piano.

http://www.musicalfossils.com/wpmf/practicing-part-2-concentration-mindfulness-awareness-staying-focused/

WHY ARE ART AND CREATIVITY IMPORTANT?

  • "I want to talk about education and I want to talk about creativity. My contention is that creativity now is as important in education as literacy, and we should treat it with the same status"


       "All children are born artists. The problem is to remain an             artist as we grow up."


        Sir Ken Robinson delivers an engaging talk on the capacity of         all children to be creative and the importance of fostering this         creativity in education.


https://www.ted.com/talks/ken_robinson_says_schools_kill_creativity/transcript?language=en 

how will learning to play help me?

  • "Can you imagine living your life without music? It would be very hard to do so, as music has been hard-wired into our very existence as human beings ... music is something that is never too late to learn. And here are 10 good reasons as to why everyone should learn to play a musical instrument."


http://www.shankarmahadevanacademy.com/blog/Ten-Reasons-Why-Everyone-Should-Learn-To-Play-Musical-Instrument/