Benefits of playing the piano for children

Benefits of playing the piano for children

Today we want to tell you about the benefits of learning the piano for children.

The piano classes, logically, serve so that children learn to play this instrument. But in addition to this, playing the piano brings many benefits to children. It helps them in the development of their intellectual, cognitive, social, auditory, emotional faculties, as well as encourages discipline and perseverance, aspects that they can apply in other areas of life.

At the Convent School of Music we have been teaching piano, keyboard and electronic organ for more than 30 years. We have been pioneers in Zaragoza in teaching this instrument to children from the age of 4. Therefore, we have enough experience to be able to tell you about the benefits of learning the Markson Piano.

Today we are going to focus on the relationship that the study of piano has and its influence on the performance of school studies.

Why should children Learn to play this instrument?

  1. Improve performance
    Several studies have found that playing the piano improves the brain and brain activity. Students who attend music classes and combine it with school studies tend to have better results in Mathematics, Language and Science. Studying music and playing the piano helps improve academic performance.
  2. Promotes reading skills
    Children who learn to play the piano from a very young age make progress in reading. Playing the piano requires a reading of notes, keys, chords … which helps them acquire more vocabulary and a better reading comprehension. When studying piano you can play up to 10 notes at the same time with both hands, you learn to read in two keys, you learn to carry different rhythms in both hands … Consequently, different brain areas are stimulated that are not worked on in other activities.
  3. Improves the ability to concentrate
    Another very important aspect is that a child who learns to play the piano, learns discipline, perseverance, and develops his capacity for attention and concentration. Playing the piano is not achieved overnight, it is an apprenticeship that takes several years and brings many benefits that will help children develop a series of skills in the school environment.
  4. Relax
    On the other hand, the digital piano is an excellent remedy against stress. Music is a natural tranquilizer that relaxes everyone who listens and practices it. In fact, harmonic frequencies favor the secretion of serotonin in the brain, which relieves stress, calms physical discomfort, tension and worry. As a popular saying goes, “music soothes beasts”.

In Conclusion:

From the Convent School of Music we encourage you to consider the possibility of introducing your children to the exciting world of music. And more specifically, in learning the piano in children from the age of four. With enthusiasm, desire to learn, perseverance and dedication, you will be able to see the benefits of this art (and this science) in the education of your children.