Mark Zinn

Mark received his Artist Diploma and Master of Music degree in piano performance at Northern Illinois University, studying with Donald Walker. Mark also worked with Daniel Pollack in pursuit of his Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance at the University of Southern California. In addition to his studies in piano, Mark went on to pursue coursework in psychology and he underwent Doctoral level training and research at the Illinois Institute of Technology. Mark's research interests include using Low Resolution Brain Electromagnetic Tomography (LORETA) to investigate cognitive function in tasks involved in music making and skilled movement. Mark is also currently part of a research team at Stanford University Medical Center, which focuses on cognitive functional impairment as a result of chronic infectious diseases. Today, Mark owns and operates the Attainment Center for Neuroeducation, which uses applied neuroscience in specialized programs for the enhancement of learning and cognition in young children.


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Are you ready to put your child in lessons?

The question over when to start your child in piano lessons really comes down to parent readiness, not child readiness. So, how do you know if YOU are ready to put your child in piano lessons? Over the 70+ combined years of experience we have working with children, we’ve gathered 10 issues typically encountered by parents that brought their children here for lessons: 1) Are you
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About Mark Zinn

Mark received his Artist Diploma and Master of Music degree in piano performance at Northern Illinois University, studying with Donald Walker. Mark also worked with Daniel Pollack in pursuit of his Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance at the University of Southern California. In addition to his studies in piano, Mark went on to pursue coursework in psychology and he underwent Doctoral level training and research at the Illinois Institute of Technology. Mark's research interests include using Low Resolution Brain Electromagnetic Tomography (LORETA) to investigate cognitive function in tasks involved in music making and skilled movement. Mark is also currently part of a research team at Stanford University Medical Center, which focuses on cognitive functional impairment as a result of chronic infectious diseases. Today, Mark owns and operates the Attainment Center for Neuroeducation, which uses applied neuroscience in specialized programs for the enhancement of learning and cognition in young children.


Getting your child ready to play for family and friends

The holidays are here and in the next few weeks, you will be with many family members and friends. Of course, from the adult point of view, that’s a good time for kids to entertain with their Christmas pieces. However, there are some considerations about the child’s point of view: In our training model, we teach your children to know when they are ready,
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About Mark Zinn

Mark received his Artist Diploma and Master of Music degree in piano performance at Northern Illinois University, studying with Donald Walker. Mark also worked with Daniel Pollack in pursuit of his Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance at the University of Southern California. In addition to his studies in piano, Mark went on to pursue coursework in psychology and he underwent Doctoral level training and research at the Illinois Institute of Technology. Mark's research interests include using Low Resolution Brain Electromagnetic Tomography (LORETA) to investigate cognitive function in tasks involved in music making and skilled movement. Mark is also currently part of a research team at Stanford University Medical Center, which focuses on cognitive functional impairment as a result of chronic infectious diseases. Today, Mark owns and operates the Attainment Center for Neuroeducation, which uses applied neuroscience in specialized programs for the enhancement of learning and cognition in young children.