Mission: Our Primary Music Motivation® Goal: Create fun, original piano music that is cool, exciting, entertaining, and educational to help motivate and inspire piano students!
Our Music Motivation® Goal (for music educators): One of our primary goals at Music Motivation® is to help prepare the next generation of composers, arrangers, musicians, music teachers, and musicologists to use their music and their love of music to make a difference in their own lives, their community, and the world.
Description: Music Motivation® is dedicated to motivating music students of all ages with “Music that excites, entertains, and educates”™. The three main areas of focus for Music Motivation® are: Theory Therapy™, Innovative Improvisation™, and Creative Composition™.
Music Motivation® has been Trademarked ™ with the United States Patent and Trademark Office. It is a registered music publishing company and record label. ASCAP (The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers) collects royalties for performance of Music Motivation® copyrighted songs. If you would like to contact Music Motivation® about Music Motivation® products, performances of Music Motivation® artists, licensing, etc., please do so at the following address:
P.O. Box 1000
Kaysville, UT 84037-1000
Phone = (801)444-5143
First and foremost, Jerald is a husband to his HOT wife and a father to his wonderful children. Jerald Simon is the founder and president of Music Motivation®. As an entrepreneur, he loves business, composing music, and writing poetry and motivational self help books. He is a composer, author, poet,Music Mentor™, piano teacher (jazz, music theory, improvisation, composition, arranging, etc.), music educator, professional speaker, and life coach. Jerald loves music, piano, teaching, speaking, performing, playing sports, exercising, reading, writing poetry and self help books, creating companies, and spending time with and traveling with his family. Jerald and his wife, Zanny, and their children enjoy traveling together, eating at great restaurants, working, playing, and enjoying life.
He created http://musicmotivation.com/
as a resource for piano teachers, piano students, and parents of piano students. He is the author/poet of "The As If Principle" (motivational poetry), and the book "Perceptions, Parables, and Pointers™." He is also the author of 17 music books from the Music Motivation® Series™ including the popular best selling series: Cool Songs that Rock™
and Cool Songs for Cool Kids™
(pre-primer, primer level, and volumes 1, 2, and 3)", and has recorded and produced albums and singles of original music including TRIUMPHANT (https://facebook.com/betriumphant
- watch the YouTube music video/slideshow - http://youtube.com/watch?v=zXd-NBDbPc8
). He has created a "Fun to Play™" YouTube channel where Jerald teaches theory (Theory Therapy™), improvisation (Innovative Improvisation™), and composition (Creative Composition™) on the piano:http://youtube.com/jeraldsimon
The books from the Music Motivation® Series have been featured in the American Music Teacher (MTNA) 2011 August/September issue, the Clavier Companion (2011 July/August issue), Publisher of the Month through Chesbro Music Co. (national distributor 1.800.243.7276), and various newspapers and media across the country. Jerald presents to MTNA chapters and various music schools, groups, and associations throughout the country doing workshops, music camps, master classes, concerts and firesides to inspire and motivate music students and teachers. He enjoys teaching piano students about music theory (Theory Therapy™
), improvisation (Innovative Improvisation™
), and composition (Creative Composition™
). He is a Music Mentor™ and encourages music students to get motivated by music and to motivate others through music of their own.
Music Motivation® Slogan: "Cool music that excites, entertains, and educates!™"
Music Motivation® Theme: "Let music motivate you!™"
President/Founder of Music Motivation®: Jerald Simon
National Distributor for Music Motivation® Books: Chesbro Music Co. (1.800.243.7276)