Piano lessons provide many benefits in different categories, from mental benefits, physical benefits and emotional benefits. Piano lessons contribute to overall better exam scores, mental health and real world applications for musicians.
Learning piano through reading music improves concentration and enhances overall reading and literacy ability, as well as speech and language processing.
Piano lessons raise self esteem with every piece learned and mastered, boosting overall self esteem. Lessons help learning how to keep a positive outlook when facing difficult tasks. The understanding that learning a new skill is a process that requires patience helps to approach new tasks with confidence.
Piano lessons greatly improve coordination over time for students who practice piano. Children and adults who take piano lessons have improved fine motor skills, in particular due to piano requiring use of both hands independently. All these factors help to improve overall dexterity and strength.
Music provides an excellent opportunity for a creative outlet in performance. Students can learn to communicate through the universal language of music. Through taking piano lessons, students become exposed to a wide variety of music, from early classical to jazz and modern Australian music.
Music is so much more than just learning the notes and how they go together. Learning to play the piano requires engagement of all senses, with full coordination between body and mind.