ZeneZen, Creative Piano Pedagogy

  •  Tuğba Çağlak Eker    


This study aims to investigate in detail The ZeneZen Creative Piano Pedagogy. This research, which is an example of a case study, is a qualitative study in which descriptive research methods and techniques are used. For the research, both professors were interviewed. The interview was conducted within the framework of an unstructured interview form designed on 4 main lines of approach: methodology, application, difficulties, and its impact on other areas. The data obtained were analyzed by descriptively. As a result, it is seen that the ZeneZen pedagogical approach created for piano education is quite different from traditional piano education as an approach in which many elements are applied as opposed to only teaching and practicing piano works. In this approach, music and also silence are considered holistically, auditory, visual, bodily, and internal sensations are blended, and students learn to explore and communicate their imaginations and inner worlds through the piano.

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