Do you get a headache just thinking about piano lessons? Does learning to play piano sound like a difficult task? For many, it is certainly a challenge. Consider this 1. 80% of those that try to learn piano give up within the first 2 years. 2. Piano lessons can be...
The three basic parties who take part in children's music education are the child, the teacher (or teachers) and the parents. To best understand how the young musician will regard music lessons, we must ask: "How should parents plan for the musical education of their...
So what is the best piano learning method? Piano Wizard Academy is a simple learn how to play piano software game system. There are many options available to music learner as the market is saturated with different learning methods and approaches. These range from the...
This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. Anita Collins shares how learning music influences our brain development, and what this means for musical education. Anita Collins was handed a clarinet at the age of 9, and it...
Piano Wizard is a critically acclaimed piano learning software video game that helps children (and adults ) learn how to play piano and read music. The secret behind this game is the 4-step method that turns the game into a music learning system. What starts out as a...
I think it is fair to say that most parents want what is best for their children, and in turn, want them to become the best they can be, so that they can grow up to be smart and successful individuals. Well, recent scientific research suggests that learning to play a...
As we prepare for the start of another brand new year, many of us make a list of our New Year's resolutions. Doing this is so ingrained in our society it is actually considered a tradition. Sticking to them however is another story, Some do, many don't. The most...
When you listen to music, multiple areas of your brain become engaged and active. But when you actually play an instrument, that activity becomes more like a full-body brain workout. What’s going on? Anita Collins explains the fireworks that go off in musicians’...
“With Piano Wizard, a child of 3 can begin playing melodies in no time.”
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.
While many computer programs teach music, Piano Wizard turns anything from Bach to Billy Joel into a video game in which you’ll be guiding a rocket ship with a color-coated keyboard, while picking out a tune and learning chord progressions.
“How good is it? Our testers could play the songs they had learned on Piano Wizard on a real piano later that same day – without having to be nagged to do so!”
“…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
“A great tool to keep kids busy learning and having fun at the same time”
“Piano Wizard is a successful adaption of the gaming genre to serious music lessons.”
The genius of Piano Wizard is that it leverages video game technology for the purpose of teaching music.
“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!”
“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
“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.”
“I was skeptical until the piano wizards enticed me to try and there I was, playing some kind of sonata or other. It was nice to find a computer video game that actually teaches something significant.”