Parental involvement in a child's musical education is more important than ever before. Usually, the age when children normally begin learning musical instruments is the age when they need lots of encouragement and approval. Parental involvement can help foster their...
Many parents decide it is best to send their children to music lessons. They think that music lessons will give their child an important skill that will follow them through life. While this is true, if you want your child to truly do well in music lessons, you need to...
It may be easier to learn young, but it may be more fun to learn later. Let's face it: Many of us looking to sharpen our intellectual edges have already passed the age when becoming a prodigy is an option. We missed the opportunity to start clarinet lessons at 5. We...
We have all read many articles on dealing with a child prodigy. There are plenty videos on YouTube of 5 year old kids playing rapid-fire classical piano pieces. But what if the situation was reversed? What if the parent was the prodigy, or at least fairly talented?...
I’ll always remember my first (and last) piano teacher, Mr. Delegato (the name has been changed to protect the guilty). You see, Mr. Delegato was one of those old school teachers. He was very regimental and very old, around 80 I believe. Don’t get me wrong, he was a...
The choice to home school children is one of the most important decisions that a parent can ever make. It takes courage to "go against the norm". But now that you have control over the education you child will receive, it's important to choose a well-rounded...
Jan here (from the PWA team). There's an abundance of research showing how music really helps shape kids' test scores all throughout school. Grade school: • Students ... who took music lessons in grades 8–12 increased their math scores significantly ... and...
Jan here (from the PWA team). Another fun-fact!: Frank Wilson is a neurologist famous for his work on our hand usage can shape our brains. Dr. Wilson's interest in skilled hand movements led him to the art of music-making, and there his research found that...
“Piano Wizard is a successful adaption of the gaming genre to serious music lessons.”
“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.”
“Learn the piano without falling asleep.”
“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!”
“An amazing engine that lets virtually anyone take virtually any piece of music and play it.”
Shannon DrakeThe Escapist
“Piano Wizard eliminates the competition.”
The Toy Man Online
“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.”
“Considering that many kids learn to run a computer before they learn to read, this could be the teaching system of the future.”
Future Music Magazine
“Music education apps are more productive in this department, but usually fall flat in enjoyment and substance. Piano Wizard could single-handedly change that, pairing engaging mechanics with increasingly challenging game-play.”
“…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
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.