CinCyr School of Voice & Music
Cindy St. Cyr
713-464-SING (7464)
Houston, Texas
Non-Musical Benefits of Piano Lessons

Patience: The process of learning effective practice skills aids
the child in developing patience.

Confidence & Poise: Frequent performance helps the child develop
confidence and poise that will be useful in dealing with many
situations in life.

Perseverance & Commitment: The demands of piano study teaches
children to develop a commitment to projects and follow them
through to completion.

Friendships: Music study provides opportunities for interaction
with peers to establish new friendships.

Coordination: The coordination of both small and large muscles is
strengthened through piano playing.

Self-Esteem & Satisfaction: As musical skills are developed,
students feel a strong sense of satisfaction in their progress and
develop a feeling of self-esteem that transfers to other situations
in life.

Creativity & Self-Expression: Music study provides a forum for
communicating feelings and using imagination for creative endeavors.

Pride in Achievement: Students develop a sense of pride in their
abilities through musical achievements.

Concentration: The study of piano fosters concentration that can
carry over into learning other subjects.

Fun and Relaxation: Playing piano and listening to music is fun.  
This skill can provide hours of entertainment and relaxation
throughout one's entire life.


    Attained from Music for Little Mozarts - 2nd Edition
Topics Covered Include:
1.  Non Musical Benefits of Piano Lessons
2.  Health Benefits of Clavinova Connection & Recreational Music Making
Health Benefits of Clavinova Connection
& Recreational Music Making
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Yamaha’s Clavinova Connection program is far from your typical piano lesson
class; it is a recreational music-making and wellness program, combining
wellness benefits with the benefits of both group and individual instruction.  

Karl T. Bruhn, often referred to as the "Father of the Music Making and
Wellness Movement”
and Dr. Barry Bittman, CEO and Medical Director of
the Mind-Body Wellness Center
, have conducted and published numerous
research studies which demonstrate the health benefits of recreational music
making programs including group drumming and Clavinova Connection.

Proven health benefits include:
     Strengthens the Immune System
     Improves Mood States and Reduces Burnout
     Reverses Stress on the Genomic Level
     Modulates the Human Stress Response
     Brings a sense of Fulfillment, Enthusiasm and Personal Accomplishment
     Promotes Team Work, Camaraderie and Support
     Increased Attentiveness, Active Participation, Socialization
     Positive Mood Affects include Happiness, Contentment, Laughter & Joy
     Enhances Self-Esteem

For more information call:
    Cindy St. Cyr
    CinCyr School of Voice & Music
    713-464-SING (7464)

Private Lessons: held at Cindy's Studio by appointment only.  Studio located
in Memorial near the Galleria and Spring Branch.
Group Lessons:
    Southwest Freeway Location - Wdnesday's, 2:30-3:30pm
    Willowbrook Location - Tuesday's 5:30-6:30pm