Share Paper: The multimedia application of the PRO ART musical teaching method. A tool for teaching piano to kindergarteners

  1. Albert Clar, University of Balearic Islands, Spain
  2. Damian Llopis, Pro-Art Music School, Spain
  3. Gabriel Fontanet, University of Balearic Islands, Spain
  4. Antoni Bibiloni, University of Balearic Islands, Spain
Friday, March 11 10:15-10:45 AM Kingsley

Abstract: Since 1995 a method for teaching piano to kindergarteners has been developed at the Pro-Art Music School in Palma (Spain). This method has taken the form of books, stickers, songs, and since 1998, it also has taken the form of a multimedia application. It follows the recommendations of the National Association for Music Education in the United States, and it has allowed over 1500 students to learn music. Using Macromedia Director, we began in 1998 to create the interactive multimedia application subject of this paper. Over these years the project has evolved alongside to the technology, culminating in the tool ...