The piano is an instrument that is wonderful for young and old. It has been shown to improve math skills, focus, memory, and concentration. It helps keep the brain active, stimulating both the left and right sides of the brain- a sort of "gymnastics" or whole brain stimulation. Scientific studies show that people who study music are healthier, happier, smarter, more self-confident, and able to be more stress-free. In today's hectic and fast-paced world it can be a powerful outlet which can be used to cope with life-s difficult and trying situations. It can be used as a kind of therapy and relaxation.
Playing the piano is a gift that you will have for your entire life that you can share with your friends and family. Whether you want to perform at Carnegie Hall or just in the privacy of your own home, it is a wonderful skill to enjoy endlessly.