The Rainbow Piano is a new tutor method for children aged 4 to 7 years. It aims to encourage musical awareness by introducing the piano in an enjoyable way, using the seven colours of the rainbow to represent the seven musical notes, making them easily identifiable on the keyboard and staff. It also includes stickers in seven different colours to add to the piano keys as the student progresses.
Chantal Muller-Simmerling is a piano teacher and psychosociologist, specialized in working with children. Her training: First Prize in Piano, diploma of final piano studies (Paris inter-conservatories), and many years teaching piano in music schools. Master’s degree in sociology, with a dissertation on teaching music to young children (University Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne) and a Diploma of Specialized Higher Education (DESS) in psychology (University Paris XIII).
Chantal Muller-Simmerling’s knowledge and psychological research on teaching the piano, led her to develop this method, in hope of sharing her love for the piano with children.