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Research Article | Open Access
Volume 14 2022 | .
Benefits and Pedagogy of Teaching Piano to Preschoolers
Ju Meiling, Chong Yew Young
Pages: 2597-2606
Music education especially piano training is crucial for young children encouraging their curiosity and creativity. It fosters growth in the virtues of tolerance, perseverance, dedication, attention span, and focus as well as self-awareness, respect, pride, and fulfillment. However, using appropriate techniques is much more important as the preschoolers are different from the adults. Therefore, the purpose of this paper is to highlight is not only highlight the benefits of teaching piano to the preschool children but also to explain the relevant piano teaching techniques towards achieving the maximum results. This is necessary considering the nature of these children in terms of linguistic capacity, physical abilities, and social behaviors. The paper concludes that when instructing the preschool children, the systematic introduction of new concepts is very crucial. A piano teacher should take into account elements like the student's age, auditory development, and practice setting. This will in no small measure contribute to successful encounter.
Preschool, Children, Music, Piano, Methods, Developmental Characteristics