Although modern cars come with high-tech safety features, all these features will not help if drivers get distracted or enraged while behind the wheel of a car. According to Dave Abels, flaring emotions on the road have been found to be one of the leading causes of...
Most of us listen to music nearly every day, but fewer and fewer people are learning music, either on their own or in school. Many commentators have decried the cultural impact of reduced music education, but there is another consequence we haven’t considered: music’s...
Our Piano Wizard software uses “standard MIDI files” that render to a game. Without getting too technical, in it’s simplest definition: MIDI files are like “digital piano rolls”. You can load these MIDI files into the game (and there are hundreds of thousands of them...
Playing piano has often been shown to have a positive impact on the brain and even overall well being. Practicing piano not only reduces depression, but is also an excellent enhancement for aging individuals. Playing an instrument, especially the piano, requires a...
When I tell people I play the piano, the most common reply I hear is "Oh I've always wanted to play but..." Here's are the top-ten reasons that adults give for not becoming a musician- even though its their secret ambition. Read on for how to overcome these barriers...
Should I Practice Between My Music Lessons? Assume you have weekly piano lessons. You have 6-7 days to revise the material covered in your lesson. If you do no practice how prepared will you feel for your next lesson? Suppose you have a lesson each fortnight: you will...
"When Irish Eyes Are Smiling" is a lighthearted song in tribute to Ireland. Its lyrics were written by Chauncey Olcott and George Graff, Jr., set to music composed by Ernest Ball, for Olcott's production of The Isle O' Dreams, and Olcott sang the song in the show. It...
With the holidays coming up, now’s a great time to be asking yourself, “Who in my life would benefit from Piano Wizard Academy, which has been so special for us?” Think of three people, and write them down. Congratulations! You’ve just solved the hardest part of the...
When I was playing at CEO Space I could hardly keep from crying because I know how this is going to bring my girls and I together and teach them the joy and uplifting power that creating music has on their soul.
“Since children with Asperger’s (or most children under the autism umbrella) are typically visual learners, these kiddos often respond well to learning via a video gaming format. That makes it fun for you too!”
“A great tool to keep kids busy learning and having fun at the same time”
Painlessly teaches anyone to play the piano.It gives every player instant success and joy, because they will immediately be able to play their favorite songs!
“Your research on the positive effects of music are astounding and your progress with Piano Wizard is proof positive of your good work.”
“…seldom do we find a product that is as exciting as Piano Wizard Academy! As an editor, educator and musician, if we had medals to award along with our Editor’s Choice Award, I would certainly present Piano Wizard with the Gold Medal.”
My children have been playing Piano Wizard for 10 years now. I have built this into their homeschooling schedule. Megan, now 13 can play 6 instruments. I believe that the early start was crucial.
Piano Wizard also ventures where no other music games do – with advancing modes of play taking you from a beginner, all the way to fluently reading the musical scores that previously seemed like hieroglyphics.
“Piano Wizard takes away the drudgery of old-time piano lessons bringing them up-to-date in our every changing, exciting world of musical media.”
Top Ten Reviews
“An interesting way to learn the song notes, and it works.”
“Considering that many kids learn to run a computer before they learn to read, this could be the teaching system of the future.”