Raising Up Future Leaders

Raising Up Future Leaders … a Testimony from a Mom of 3 prior Early Childhood Music Students … (This testimony has been edited only to remove names and location.) We want to send a warm hello from the (our family).  We still think of you often, every time I dust the bookshelves and see the music books from our classes …

The Surprising Benefits of Playing the Guitar

Hi everyone, This article was sent to me by Mr. Terry Stefan of GuitarSignal.com and granted permission for me to share it with you. While researchers say that the piano is the number one enhancer of brain function because of reading two clefs at the same time, the guitar also has amazing benefits. I was especially excited about the information …

17 Reasons to Study Piano with Perfect Praise Music

17 Reasons to Study Piano with Perfect Praise Music by Denie Riggs Founding Director For over 25 years, we have been trumpeting the benefits of playing the piano.  Today, piano benefit documentation is well-know and strong.  There are tons of great piano teachers both in our local area and world-wide. So why should you choose us, Perfect Praise Music and …

Why Should Babies/ Toddlers Take Music Lessons?

Should Babies/Toddlers Take Music Lessons? By Michael Riggs President, Perfect Praise Inc. Why should babies/toddlers take music lessons? There are many reasons to have babies participate in music class. Our program at Perfect Praise Music includes the piano even in our baby/toddler classes. The piano is the number one instrument for brain function enhancement, giving benefits way beyond other musical …

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Are We Aware? Music Can Heal Autism!

It’s Autism Awareness Month … Are We Aware? by Mrs. Denie Riggs Music can heal autism. I cringe to even be so bold as to speak those words.  Yet we know what we have witnessed in our students across the last twenty years. It’s Autism Awareness Month.  Are we aware? Recently, while setting up our school’s  window showcase,  I wrote “Autism …

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Music for Autism?

Music for Autism? Five Ways to Harness Music’s Power to Bring Healing By Denie Riggs With the prevalence of autism soaring in our culture, how does the power of music for autism stack up against the strong ravages of this brain issue? The answer is  … “With incredible strength!” We will show you five ways to harness music’s power for …

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Did You Know?

Did You Know? By Mrs. Denie Riggs Founding Director of Early Childhood Music    Scientists are doing more music research and discovering more piano benefits, even faster than we can follow.  We are still just touching the surface of the benefits enabled by the study at the piano, of singing and other active musical engagements. Did you know that 5 …

Enhance Your Baby

Enhance Your Baby! By Mrs. Denie Riggs Millions of new moms search the internet for ways to enhance your baby, as everyone wants to give baby the very best start in life.  Researchers and indicators point to participation with music as one of the best ways to propel your new little bundle of joy into a thriving, active and productive …

The Power of the Piano

The Power of the Piano Adult Piano Lessons Fight the Aging Process Mrs. Denie Riggs Music researchers trumpet the power of the piano to be the activity of choice to produce the greatest brain benefit.  More and more adults are reaching for the piano as a means to enrich their brain and to keep healthy and vibrant. At any age, …

Ten Ways to Musically Enhance your Baby

Ten Ways to Musically Enhance Your Baby By Mrs. Denie Riggs The newest music research indicates that eight month old babies have more neural synapses in their brain seeking paths to wire than at any other age of a person.  That means if your baby is involved in active musical participation at a very early age, their brain actively wires …