The Benefits Of Music Learning

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Can Playing Piano Make You Or Your Children Smarter?

From better grades and S.A.T scores, to self expression and self esteem, to healing with music therapy and beyond - the benefits of music learning can be significant for your child - or even you!​​​​​​​

When a finger touches a piano key, there are connections from touch, auditory feedback and muscular control. In speech, muscles produce words, and feed back analysis of the speech occurs by listening. With music inherently multi modal, music is the ideal brain training for children.

Dr. John Lieff - Searching For The Mind.

Why Learn To Play Piano?

Besides the sheer joy and deep satisfaction, of playing a piano, you or your children can enjoy significant, scientifically proven neurological benefits. Examples of these dramatic benefits include:


Actual physical and mental increases your brain’s memory capacity

Dramatic (as much as 30-40%) improvements in math, reading and comprehension skills

Coordinated multitasking of playing piano refines your time management and organizational skills on a primary level

Affects both sides of the brain, especially coordination of left and right hemispheres because of the high density of nerves in the hands

Sharpens concentration, attention to detail and discipline to stick with a task or song

Better SAT scores, higher admissions to Med school, better social skills, self esteem and more.


Years ago there was a controversial report entitled "The Mozart Effect" that pointed to the significant benefits of music. Some experts doubted the validity of the findings. However, in the past decade, advanced research and studies about "neuroplasticity" prove that the brain can continue to form new connections, new neurons, even grow new brain cells at any stage of life or development, with the proper stimulus. This research indicates that learning to play piano may be key to children's fullest mental, emotional and scholastic development.

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