April 2, 2020 | Benefits

How Online Lessons are GROWING Our Music Lesson Students

After a few weeks now of online lessons, we are definitely enjoying staying connected with our PCS students, and we’d like to share how we see them growing in new and exciting ways. Here are a few ways that online lessons are GROWING our students here at PCS: Students are taking more responsibility for their own learning!  In prior months your lesson ...

January 28, 2020 | Benefits

Kindermusik and Cognitive Skills

One of the best things about Kindermusik is that it isn’t solely about music and movement . It is about developing the whole child , using music and movement to engage their cognition. Cognitive skills are those involved in the process of thinking .  Most of our Kindermusik students, those from ages 2 to 7 are preoperational thinkers, according to Piag ...

January 28, 2020 | Benefits

Your Brain on Music: The Corpus Callosum

Did you know that musicians have a bigger corpus callosum than non-musicians? The corpus callosum is the part of our brains that connects the right hemisphere to the left. It allows both sides to communicate with each other, and is responsible for eye movement and helping us maintain our balance. It also holds the largest amount of white matter in t ...

January 28, 2020 | Benefits

7 Benefits to Private Music Lessons

When a child’s school already offers music as part of its regular curriculum, some may wonder what the point is in paying for private lessons. Are there really any added benefits from taking private lessons in addition to music class? While music class definitely impacts a child’s development, private lessons offer so much more than any school musi ...

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