Junior Musician CourseYamaha Music Education Group Piano Lessons for Ages 4 - 5.
Group Piano Lessons for Ages 4 – 5
A child’s ear develops until about 6 years old. This is the perfect time for your child to learn music through the Yamaha Music System. Ear training is the main focus for this age group.
The muscles develop fast between 6 and 10 years old. It’s important for a music student of this age group to develop the coordination and good practicing habits.Ear training will still be have a large part, as well as playing and reading.
Lesson content includes:
Listening to wonderful music helps children:
- Develop emotional sensitivity
- Develop an ear for music
- Feel and express music in time rhythmically
Children love to sing! Singing develops:
- Self expression
- Correct tempo, rhythm, and pitch
- Understanding of note names
Performing songs introduces children to the joy of expressing music by themselves. Playing also helps students:
- Get familiar with the five-line staff and keyboard
- Express music with both hands
Junior Music Course experiences cultivate children’s:
- Musical creativity
- Sense of harmony
Ages of students: 4 and 5 year olds
Course length: 2 years
Class schedule: One class per week
Parent participation: Required (participation enables parent to be an effective “at home” learning partner)
Am I too old (or too young) to learn to play music?
You can learn to play music at any age! We teach seniors, adults and children starting at 4 years old.
How much do music lessons cost?
Private lessons are $120/month (weekly 30 minute lesson) or $160/month (weekly 45 minute lesson).
Group lessons are $100/month (weekly 45-60 minute lessons).
Group piano lessons for adults are $25 per session.
What is the difference between group and private lessons?
Private lessons are a good fit if you have a specific goal to achieve and want faster results.
Group lessons are excellent if you want an enriching musical experience: playing with others, sharing the sound space, experiencing harmony, jamming and learning together.
Children under the age of 7 are encouraged to learn in a group setting. They learn a lot from each other and their listening skills improve faster than in private lessons, due to the group singing, ensemble playing and team playing.
How are groups for group music lessons divided?
Group lessons are typically divided by age range: ages 4-6, ages 7-9, ages 10-13, ages 14-17, and 18+.
What is Yamaha Music Education and to whom is it taught?
We provide Yamaha Music Education for the piano group lessons to children age 4 – 8.
The Yamaha music education method teaches by “ear” first until the music is felt. Children instantly capture the essence of music and are provided with tools to express it naturally. Yet the expectations are high and Yamaha students are confident, accomplished and creative! The teachers go through extensive training to assure that they provide the most effective lessons. The Yamaha method makes it fun to teach and to learn!
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