As it is known, Fine Arts High Schools are institutions that provide professional music education in secondary education. Certainly; piano lessons have a great importance for music department students who aiming to study in the departments of the music teaching of the faculties of education, conservatories and music and performing arts departments of fine arts faculties. In researches, it was seen that only talent and intelligence were not sufficient in instrument education and it was aimed to determine whether the students of fine arts high schools who aiming to be an artist, teacher or music researcher have a meaningful relationship with the success of piano lessons or not with EQ. The aim of this study; is to examine the relationship between piano success and emotional intelligence. For this purpose, Emotional Intelligence Scale Adolescent Short Form which is the adaptation study of Ergin (2017) and personal information form were applied to the 9, 10, 11 and 12th grade music students of the İstanbul Avni Akyol Fine Arts High School and the results of the survey were evaluated in SPSS 23 program. At the end of the analysis, a significant relationship was found between emotional intelligence and piano success, sex, age, piano study time, interest in piano and piano in house. However, according to the obtained data, the relationship between emotional intelligence scale score and piano success scores was not found statistically significant.
Music Education, Piano Education, Emotional Intelligence, Success, High School of Fine Arts