PHILOSOPHY

     The Modern Philosophy of an Updated Piano Instructor

      Dr. Ruben Malán is implementing a comprehensive program which covers the most important musical sub-disciplines. The inclusion of these subordinate curricula is indispensable in a well-rounded early music training in conjunction with the traditional specific keyboard kills.
       Furthermore, the philosophy modern the updated piano teaching profession is not to work with a virtuoso in mind, forcing them to pursue performing carriers. Instead, the study of piano playing must be just a mean to acquire a solid broad musical foundation for life.
Girl Practicing Piano    This indispensable foundation empowers piano students to perhaps pursue any post-secondary music endeavor if desired, and eventually, a successful career in piano OR other musical concentration such as conducting, choral conducting, jazz, commercial music, music therapy, composition, electronic music, music education, instrumental and vocal accompaniment, vocal coaching, and piano pedagogy, piano technician, just to give some examples. All of these musical sub-fields require a certain level of instrumental proficiency, mostly in piano playing.
 Dr. Malán’s character, dedication, and humanitarian all-embracing principles, compels him to reject no one, but to welcome students of all ages, from any ethnic, religious, or social backgrounds. His preoccupation is mostly centered on excellence, instilling love for music, hard work, perseverance, organizational and time-management skills, self discipline, self-awareness, and self-control, among others. All of them essential assets for a happy and healthy leaving in children’s promissory future.

“Music is to the mind as air is to the body…I would teach children music, physics and philosophy: but most importantly music and all the arts are the keys to learning…Musical training is a more potent instrument than any other, because rhythm and harmony find their way into the inward places of the soul…” ~Plato