BENEFITS OF MUSIC CLASSES
12 Important Skills Your Child Learns By Studying Music
Being able to go from learning notes and rhythms to producing meaningful music instills in your child a sense of accomplishment and self-confidence.
Hand, eye, body posture and thought all working together are the ingredients of playing an instrument. These coordination skills transfer to many other aspects of life.
Every child wants to be part of a group. Theory and musicianship classes, in addition to group performances and recitals provide just such unique opportunities.
Learning to perceive and derive meaning from musical sounds sharpens your child’s ability to comprehend abstractions.
Learning the basics of musical language and interpreting a work through performance teaches your child the ability to understand a problem and reach an appropriate solution.
Learning all of the basics of music and applying them correctly takes perception and discipline.
The words beauty, serenity and excitement come to life with each musical experience. These feelings help every child appreciate all forms of the arts.
When your child learns to analyze a musical work from all perspectives or to improvise within a certain musical style, both inductive and deductive reasoning grows stronger.
Music offers the ability to cultivate our feelings and thoughts through nonverbal means and to respond to these nonverbal thoughts in others.
Your child learns to classify by learning to identify different types and styles of music and to recognize how cultures use music for personal expression.
Making Value Judgments:
Learning to comprehend, consider and evaluate in music can help your child make informed decisions and uphold value judgments in other aspects of life.
Learning to read, write and interpret musical notation strengthens the use of other symbol systems such as mathematics and language.