The mission of Make Music Count is to increase elementary and secondary students’ mathematical skill development through piano playing and reducing their math anxiety. By incorporating music into each lesson, students become engaged through music while simultaneously learning mathematical concepts. Each lesson is based on learning musical notes in a song. Each note is derived through a mathematical equation that varies from addition and subtraction to algebraic equations. Therefore, solving math equations leads directly to playing the piano, and a more positive attitude towards math.
We are fortunate to be featured on CNN that explains my business and how we partner with school districts across the nation.
Here’s an example of how we used algebra to play “Mirrors” by Justin Timberlake.
Here’s a one pager that describes our impact over the past 5 years.