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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, …

Let God Arise

Let God Arise by Michael David Riggs   The word of God comes out of the Tabernacle of David. The word of God is given birth to as we get in sync with the sound of heaven – the sound that is coming from God’s throne. I heard the Lord whisper this very recently to me—and this is consistent with …

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 …

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Traditional or Non-Traditional Piano Lessons?

Traditional or Non-Traditional Piano Lessons? By Denie Riggs Founding Director of Early Childhood Music   You can find great piano teachers who offer traditional lessons all around your area.  Traditional piano lessons involve one teacher in a studio with one student for a pre-set length of time weekly.  Perfect Praise offers traditional piano lessons for children from age 7 and up, …

The Importance of Piano Lessons for Brain Enhancement

The Importance of Piano Lessons for Brain Enhancement The Power of the Piano by Michael David Riggs In 1996, I began to hear my wife (Denie Riggs) talk about the importance of piano lessons for brain function enhancement. Though I did not scoff at this, I assumed she was probably just promoting her profession, something I was totally in favor …

Early Childhood Music ~ Give Them the Best Start!

Wow, what a ride as we celebrate our 20th Anniversary of Perfect Praise, Inc.  (Summer 2016)  Two years after we began the Muscle Shoals Music Academy, Inc. (that later was renamed Perfect Praise, Inc.) we began our Early Childhood Music ~ Give Them the Best Start classes!   This part of our corporation took flight and outgrew everything else we were …

Private or Group Instruction

At Perfect Praise Music we offer both group and private instruction, depending on the needs and age of the student. Babies through 8 Years: (Early Childhood Music) We have found that children in the very first years of their lives thrive on the group settings.  Social skills are developing and the children learn very quickly from each other, whereas if …