a child learning
is a wonderful time to learn an instrument. Children have a
limitless capacity to absorb information. Whether your child takes
a music appreciation class or actual music lessons, they will benefit a
great deal from being exposed to music. Music is a means of
self-expression and a way to develop fine motor skills and better
coordination. In addition, it will give your child a deeper
appreciation of the arts and a positive outlook on life. It
teaches them the importance of dedication, focus and practice. It makes
them set goals and forces them to pursue excellence.
studies show that Science and Math grades improve with students involved
in music because it enhances their abstract reasoning skills needed for
learning these subjects.
many preschool programs that are available that will foster your child's
love for music. They will focus on cognitive and musical skills
through song and activities
instructors require that your child be five years old to begin formal
lessons. The reason being their hands are bigger and they're more
ready to sit still and concentrate for their lesson. The best
instrument to start with at an early age is the piano because it is
easier to play since the finger movements are less tricky. String
instruments such as the violin usually begin at the age 0f 7-8.
Wind instruments such as the saxophone and trumpet are best to begin at
the age of 10-11.
reflect child's personality...
be either a solitary or social activity, depending on instrument chosen
and your child's personality. For instance the piano requires a
student to be comfortable spending stretches of time alone whereas
instruments like the violin, cello or trumpet can be done with a band or
your child a sense of self-confidence that they will carry with them
through life. But most importantly they will have fun while they