Piano Central Studios News

4 reasons to take weekly Kindermusik classes

Posted Thursday, October 30 in News

chedules these days for everyone simple defy logic. So many different things fill up all the time slots in our days, making adding something else into the schedule a seeming impossibility. Why would you want to add a weekly Kindermusik class? Wouldn’t a play-date here and there work just as well? Children thrive on predictability… Read More

Tags: , , , ,

PCS Students Share the Gift of Music

Posted Thursday, October 30 in News

Throughout the school year, groups of PCS students will be headed to local assisted living centers and senior living communities to share the gift of music through special programs and performances.  There’s nothing quite like the joy of making a difference in someone else’s life through music, and there’s nothing quite like the way that… Read More

Tags: ,

PCS Teachers Take Advanced Training – Fall 2014

Posted Thursday, October 30 in News

PCS is really proud of all of our teachers and their ongoing commitment to excellence and professional development.  In addition to regular teacher meetings and workshop opportunities, we recently had four of our teachers participate in three sessions of advanced training and development with Dr. Carol Baskins – Karen Case, Stephanie Mitchell, Tori Thomas, and… Read More

Tags: , ,

What does success in music lessons sound like?

Posted Wednesday, October 29 in News

Success—it’s the desire of every parent for their child. In regards to music however, especially if you’re not from a musical background yourself, how can you tell if your child is achieving this success? What does it sound like? No matter your personal musical knowledge or experience, there are three telling signs that your child… Read More

Tags: , , , , ,

Success in music lessons – and how PCS helps

Posted Tuesday, October 28 in News

No matter the specific area of study or work, everyone wants to succeed. It’s a natural desire. When it comes to music lessons, what does it take to succeed? And how does PCS help you achieve that success? It Starts with Attitude Success depends more on your own attitude then you think. You must be… Read More

Tags: , , ,

How to Help Your Child Practice When You’re in the Kitchen

Posted Tuesday, October 28 in News

We love these practice ideas from our friends at Teach Piano Today!  A little involvement and encouragement from parents goes a long way towards motivating your child to practice effectively and enthusiastically.  Here are some of TPT’s suggestions for things you can “shout from the kitchen”: “Holy Smokes! That used to be hard for you! … Read More

Tags:

PCS students participate in the SCGAH 2nd Annual Piano Competition

Posted Tuesday, October 28 in News

PCS is very proud of two of our students, Jonah Losh and Suzie Yoon, who recently participated in the South Carolina Governor’s School of the Arts 2nd Annual Piano Competition on Saturday, October 25, 2014. The event featured 28 competitors in grades 7 – 10 from all across the state, all competing for top honors… Read More

Tags: , ,

Why Your Child Might Not Seem Interested in Kindermusik Class

Posted Wednesday, October 22 in News

Each of the precious children in our Kindermusik classes are unique individuals with unique and delightful differences.  This is why it’s so important not to label “disinterest” too quickly, but rather to see “participation” in a new way, through the filter of personality, learning styles, and information intake. Personalities are different: Every child has his… Read More

Tags: , , , , ,

Why PCS Offers Performance Opportunities for our Music Students

Posted Tuesday, October 21 in News

With many of our fall Assisted Living Performances just around the corner, PCS students are looking forward to the start of a series of exciting and motivating performances. Assisted Living Performances in particular serve as a wonderful avenue for our music students to be able to give back to the community and to experience the joy… Read More

Tags: , , , , ,

Suzuki Students Graduate!

Posted Tuesday, October 21 in News

Piano Central Suzuki piano students from the studio of Ms. Kendra Zimmerman participated in recent graduations. We are proud of their hard work!

Tags: ,