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...
We all know that our favorite music makes us feel good, but many assume that the connection is just in their imaginations. The truth is, studies show that music actually can improve your health both mentally and physically in a number of ways. What follows are five...
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...
“An interesting way to learn the song notes, and it works.”
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 is a successful adaption of the gaming genre to serious music lessons.”
“…an easier way to get your child from Chopsticks to Chopin. It was nice to find a computer video game that actually teaches something significant.”
New York Daily News
“The phenomenal Piano Wizard bridges the gap between music, notes, and colors…”
“Piano Wizard, how do I love thee? Let me count the ways.”
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“Your research on the positive effects of music are astounding and your progress with Piano Wizard is proof positive of your good work.”
“First and foremost, I feel that learning to play piano needs to be an enjoyable experience otherwise there’s little motivation to continue. Piano Wizard has made it enjoyable for us.”
“I just want to personally thank the people who created this awesome way to teach kids to play the piano, I wish I knew about this when i was younger, I’m 18 now …. Piano Wizard will make a huge difference!”
“I have the product and personally witnessed children with no previous musical training sit down and begin playing songs in minutes. For anyone who would love to learn how to play piano or has a child or grandchild that you would love to give a precious gift to, you owe it to yourselves to take a look at Piano Wizard.”
“The real selling point of this program is its ability to teach children. Simply put, our staff has concluded that this is the best online piano lesson program for children.”