Piano Central Studios News

3 Tips for Confident Stage Presence

Posted Tuesday, April 22 in News

It’s hard to believe, but next month starts the whirlwind of recitals for all of our PCS students and their families. While an exciting time, a fair number of students probably look forward to these events with a certain amount of uncertainty and nervousness. If you find yourself combating some butterflies already, one of the… Read More

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Kindermusik: Benefits for Parents

Posted Tuesday, April 22 in Tips and Resources

Our first thought when we think of the benefits of Kindermusik centers mostly around the musical and developmental benefits that the children receive. What can be easily overlooked however are the benefits that you as the parent also receive by having your child enrolled in the PCS Kindermusik program. Ideas for Ways to Play with… Read More

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The Great 2014 PCS Sight-Reading Challenge

Posted Monday, April 21 in News

Here at PCS, we love finding ways to not only help our students to grow and succeed musically, but also to be motivated and inspired to improve and excel.  And so, every summer, PCS hosts a school-wide summer contest.  This year, we are especially excited to introduce “The Great 2014 PCS Sight-Reading Challenge.” Sight-reading is… Read More

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Webcast: Requiem for the Living

Friday, April 25, 12:00 am

On Friday, April 25, the BJU Chorale under the direction of Dr. Warren Cook will be presenting Dan Forrest’s Requiem for the Living at 8:00 pm. Dan Forrest is one of America’s foremost young composers whose works have won numerous awards including winning one contest in which John Rutter placed second. His music has been performed internationally as… Read More

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3 Ways to Connect with Your Music Teacher at PCS

Posted Wednesday, April 16 in News

Perhaps it’s a carry-over from our own childhood, but it can be easy for us as parent’s to interact differently with someone simply because they’re a teacher…even if it’s our child’s teacher! When it comes to your child’s music teacher at PCS, it’s especially ideal to have more than just that teacher/student relationship with him… Read More

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What’s the big deal with summer lessons?

Posted Tuesday, April 15 in News

With April nearing the half-way point, its high time to start thinking about summer music lessons! The end of the school year quickly fills up with school parties, plays, graduations, vacation planning, etc. so don’t wait until the last minute to take care of scheduling summer music lessons for your kids. You won’t want to… Read More

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PCS Students Participate in University Pedagogy Class

Posted Monday, April 14 in News

We are pleased to share that several students of Mrs. Verloyn Young had the honor of participating in a BJU Pedagogy Master Class on Saturday, April 5. Verloyn helped to adjudicate, not her students, but rather the student teachers as they conducted the Master Class with her students as performers. It was a wonderful learning… Read More

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Why Use a Metronome?

Posted Thursday, April 10 in News

Metronomes–teachers seem to love them for some reason. They click, beep, blink and can be overall generally annoying. That being said, why exactly is it so important to use one when you practice? Slows You Down Every musician struggles with practicing at a slow tempo. For some reason, playing fast seems to be the only… Read More

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PCS Spring Break: April 14-19

Saturday, April 19, 12:00 am

Our PCS office and studio locations (Pleasantburg Drive and Woodruff Road) will be closed for Spring Break the week of April 14-19.  We hope you all enjoy the week off… but still do a little practicing too!  Music Fest and Spring Recitals are just around the corner.

6 Steps to Hosting Your Own Performance Party

Posted Wednesday, April 9 in News

Every chance to perform should be seized as a golden opportunity. Fully realizing the value of performing, Piano Central Studios strives to offer as many occasions as possible for you to share your musical gifts with others. While recitals, retirement home and mall performances, and musical festivals serve as great venues for performing, have you… Read More

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