The Piano Pedagogy Research Laboratory is a state-of-the-art facility meeting high international standards for technology. Its infrastructure makes it possible to directly observe specific visual or auditory phenomena in order to measure the complex activity of learning to play the piano. The laboratory’s sophisticated hardware enables a variety of experiments in a controlled environment. A student’s performance can be digitized, saved on computer or on videotape, and converted into statistical graphs and measurements. The enhanced access to multi-media technology has resulted in new levels of excellence in teaching and research.
A laboratory of this caliber and specialization for studying piano learning and piano teaching is truly unique. The benefits from its accessibility to students, researchers, and teachers in this field of research are far reaching and significant.