Piano Wizard Step One Demo. YES, even YOU can play the piano!
This is a scaled down FLASH demonstration of STEP ONE of our Piano Wizard video game learning method. You may think the layout looks familiar, but don't be fooled by imitators.
The REAL magic occurs through our progressive teaching method of step 1 - 4 - and finally, STEP 5 when you take the sheet music over to a real piano. (a real piano is not necessary for use with the game - you can use your digital keyboard in free-play mode). In this demo, just use your mouse or computer keyboard in place of a digital keyboard.
You have a virtual piano keyboard up on top, and a real MIDI piano keyboard in front of you (M-audio, Casio, Yamaha, etc). connected to your computer via USB or USB-TO-MIDI cable. The color-coded keyboard stickers match the virtual keyboard in the game. The object is simply to hit the right key on the real keyboard just when the object (balloon, caterpillar, note, etc) hits the appropriate virtual key.
What They're Saying About Piano Wizard
“The stuff it teaches is valuable for players of all ages”
“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!”
Not only do I think Piano Wizard is pretty much the Cat’s Pajamas, other people have thanked me because I recommended it for them or their children or grandchildren and they’ve also gotten great results.
“WE love it. I just wasn’t confident enough in my ability to teach it to the kids. But once we really watched the videos, read the info in the book, and became familiar with the software, I got really excited about it! My husband loves it too and is doing very well. Apparently his parents skipped music lessons unfortunately.”
“An interesting way to learn the song notes, and it works.”
“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!”
“Piano Wizard, how do I love thee? Let me count the ways.”
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.
With a background in training and education plus two children I’ve long believed in the philosophy “meet them where they are and help them expand from there. ” That’s exactly what Piano Wizard does.
“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.”
Piano Wizard Academy is an effective course that produces measurable results.
“A great tool to keep kids busy learning and having fun at the same time”
Simple Is Genius
As simple as the layout looks, it's powerful. Music playing is simply about hitting the right notes at the right time, and Piano Wizard teaches that like no other method can. But this is just where Piano Wizard begins...
Play just about ANY song that you want to learn with our MIDI import feature!
UNIQUE GAME INTERFACE FEATURES
- Color coordination (no key signatures, sharps, flats) (color stickers provided with game).
- Virtual keyboard is parallel to users keyboard (easy visual alignment for user).
- Power to anticipate objects (critical for precise rhythmic timing).
- Visual feedback on the fly lets user know how they are doing. end of game tallies score, maps missed objects.
- Unlimited graphic variations possible.
- Can use virtually any song to play game (MIDI files).
- Songs can be slowed down and simplified by user till anyone (even you!) can do it well.
- Gradual intuitive transition to standard musical notation. user learns song, then learns to read musical notation. perpendicular relation of piano to standard notation is now conditioned and natural.