The Non-Musical Benefits of Piano Study

The Non-Musical Benefits of Piano Study

Patience: 
The process of learning effective practice skills aids the child in developing patience.

Confidence and Poise:
Frequent performance helps the child develop confidence and poise that will be useful in dealing with many situations in life.

Perseverance and Commitment:
The demand of piano study teaches children to develop a commitment to projects and follow them through to completion.

Friendships:
Music study provides opportunities for interaction with peers to establish new friendships.

Coordination:
The coordination of both small and large muscles is strengthened through piano playing.

Self-Esteem and Satisfaction:
As musical skills are developed, students feel a strong sense of satisfaction in their progress and develop a feeling of self-esteem that transfers to other situations in life.

Creativity and Self-Exploration:
Music study provides a forum for communicating feelings and using imagination for creative endeavors.

Pride in Achievement:
Students develop a sense of pride in their abilities through musical achievements.

Concentration:
The study of piano fosters concentration that can carry over into learning other subjects.

Fun and Relaxation:
Playing piano and listening to music is fun. This skill can provide hours of entertainment and relaxation throughout one’s entire life.