Keyboard Encounters for Kids!
Playing music is a lot more fun than just listening!
It’s All About Kids
Keyboard Encounters Kids is a group music program tailored to kids 7-9 years old, a great age for learning how to play the piano.
- Classes feature music reading, ensemble playing and singing – with an emphasis on having fun!
- Kids begin playing the very first day.
It Makes You Smarter!
- Studies show that playing music helps kids excel in math, reading and verbal skills and score better on math tests than kids without a music education; high school seniors with music experience score higher on the S.A.T.
- Playing music helps develop coordination, timing and memory.
It’s Fun In A Group
- Most recorded and live music is performed in groups (bands, orchestras, jazz trios)
- Children like being in a group, where they make new friends and learn from each other.
- Students establish an excellent sense of rhythm in a group.
- Kids try harder in a group, where there’s subtle peer pressure.
- Playing with a group build self-confidence.
Yamaha has been teaching people around the world how to play keyboards since 1954. Millions of kids – and adults – have learned from Yamaha group programs. Many have even become professional musicians.
- Students benefit from five decades of Yamaha group-teaching development worldwide.
- Yamaha created Keyboard Encounters Kids in America based on 30 years of teaching experience in the U.S.
- When students complete Keyboard Encounters Kids, they can move directly into Keyboard Encounters and continue their education without skipping a beat.
It’s Got The Clavinova™ Advantage
Keyboard Encounters Kids play Yamaha Clavinova™ digital pianos. The Clavinova™ Advantage is an incomparable mix of powerful product features and a whole lot of fun.
- Cool accompaniments and hundreds of instrument voices make learning more interactive and exciting.
- The Clavinova™ maintains the traditional acoustic piano touch and tone that make Yamaha pianos world-class.
- Over 500 universities and schools throughout the U.S. have embraced the Clavinova™ for its perfect balance of musical integrity and educational features.