Articles Archive for October 2008
The Benefits of Music »
Vanderbilt University psychologists have found that professionally trained musicians more effectively use a creative technique called divergent thinking, and also use both the left and the right sides of their frontal cortex more heavily than the average person.
To sum up the whole package, I have to say that I’m very impressed on several counts. Firstly, the presentation is absolutely first rate and uses the computer-based medium to its best advantage. Secondly, the content is excellent. All the bases seem to have been covered and I can’t say that I spotted anything that I disagreed with on a professional basis. The range of pieces is wide (400+) and varied, so there’s something to keep everyone happy.
Piano Suite is good, darned good. In fact, as a teacher, although I know it won’t ever replace me or my colleagues in the profession, it’s almost worryingly good! Highly recommended.
MusIQ Lab’s Piano Suite has received ‘Best In Class’ Award from the renowned, International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE).