We Hear and Play is a piano method for children starting between ages 3 to 4 1/2. We Hear and Play teaches absolute pitch (also referred to as "perfect pitch"), a skill once thought to exist only in genetically "gifted" musicians.
We Hear and Play is:
Easily understood by teachers and parents.
Designed as musical games, so your child will love learning music.
Taught in Germany and Japan for over 30 years.
The most important goals of We Hear and Play are
Acquisition of absolute pitch
Development of rhythmic feeling
Introduction to piano playing, with emphasis on "good sound"
Additional goals for We Hear and Play include
Full interactivity with music
Improved playing technique
Capacity for musical expression
Creative interplay with the piano through improvisation
Introduction to harmony
Ability to read and write musical notes
Increased ability to concentrate
Education for Absolute Pitch is the companion handbook to the three-volume We Hear and Play.