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SharpMinds Music Academy

5855 SW 111 Street,
Pinecrest, FL 33156


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Yamaha Music Education System

SharpMinds Music Academy, located within the lush surroundings
of Pinecrest Community Center, offers keyboard music lessons using the internationally-reputed Yamaha Music Education System.

Founder and Director, Patricia Englehardt, Ph.D., aims to provide
quality music education to all ages, nurture young minds, and promote a lifelong love and participation in music.

Since its beginnings in Tokyo 1954, the Yamaha Music Education System (YMES) has been established in 40 countries and produced over 6 million graduates. YMES now encompasses music programs for students of all age groups ranging from 3 years to adults.

The Yamaha Music Foundation of Japan, a nonprofit organization established in 1966, and the Music Education Division of Yamaha Corporation of America develop and distribute education-related materials to the network of authorized Yamaha music schools nationwide.

To maintain high music education standards;
Yamaha programs undergo continuing research and development,
Yamaha teachers are required to be trained and certified,
Performing opportunities for students through concerts, recitals, and music education forums

Assessments through Yamaha Grade Examinations for achievement certification for students and teachers

Yamaha’s role in music popularization include musical avenues such as; The Yamaha Junior Original Concert (JOC), Teens Music Festival, Electone Concour, and Music Quest. For more information about Yamaha's international and national music education activities, visit the www.yamaha-mf and


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