There are many options when it comes to getting a music education for your children. Here are 10 reasons that a Yamaha Music Education is the way to go. Check these out, and then experience it for yourself at our next Open House / Free Music Lesson on Sept 9. Register online or call (480) 926-4441 to reserve your spot.
1. It's fun!
Children enjoy the interaction with other children and learn from each other because the Yamaha Music Education System is based on group lessons. The kids also love sharing this time with their parents, who attend classes with them. What a wonderful learning environment!
2. It's one hour a week.
Your schedule is probably busy and difficult to manage with the many activities you do with your child. Keeping one hour a week on your calendar for music lessons gives them the opportunity to learn more per week, and keep your activities manageable.
3. Ear training is possible on a sophisticated level.
Children become excellent listeners, performers, and creators of music because of group singing, solfege training, music appreciation, and keyboard playing. The Yamaha Music Education System offers a unique experience that teaches children a deep understanding of music they can apply with playing instruments, singing, composing, and performing collaboratively.
4. Group learning helps to establish a strong sense of pulse.
The Yamaha Music Education System uses rhythmic body movement, group singing, and group keyboard playing. This gives students a sense of rhythm, and this is essential to musical success.
5. Confidence increases.
Children perform with and for the group and learn the joy of accomplishment. The poise they gain goes with them into other settings.
6. Children receive the tools necessary to create their own music.
They hear and reproduce melodies and learn to listen for harmonies. Soon they are able to choose the chords that fit with the melody. This is the basis for improvisation and composition. In addition, the aural skills they develop will allow them to imitate the music they hear on the radio, CDs, and TV!
The group pace requires that students develop good practice routines. Progress is usually more consistent in a group setting.
8. Teachers are trained in group teaching techniques.
Activities that may seem boring in a private setting can be fun in a group. Skills necessary for future success in choir, band, or orchestra are easily taught in group lessons.
9. Ensemble performance is the activity of choice for most students.
Children love the combination of orchestral sounds and rhythms. It is a challenge for them to play their own parts correctly while listening to the musical whole.
10. Yamaha methods and materials are age-appropriate.
Yamaha capitalizes on the strongest skills and learning styles of each age. Children experience success because the curriculum is based on their developmental stage and interests.
We're convinced. See you in class!