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The benefits of learning a musical instrument

By Admin
Thursday, August 1, 2019

The benefits of learning a musical instrument?

By Angela Kwan


Learn an instrument in LondonIt improves academic skills

Music and math are highly intertwined. By understanding beat, rhythm, and scales, children are learning how to divide, create fractions, and recognize patterns…

It develops physical skills.

String and keyboard instruments, like the violin and piano, demand different actions from your right and left hands simultaneously. "It's like patting your head and rubbing your belly at the same time,

Playing an instrument teaches kids to persevere through hours, months, and sometimes years of practice before they reach specific goals, such as performing with a band or memorizing a solo piece.


Physical improvements

Increased coordination. 

Music is like sports in that it can improve hand eye coordination. Music and sports both help children develop their small motor skills when they are playing.

Self esteem

A strong sense of accomplishment. 

Learning to master a new piece of music is a difficult but achievable goal. Even the smallest piece of music leaves a student proud of their accomplishments.

Music develops a child’s imagination and intellectual curiosity. 

Teaching children music while they are young helps create a positive attitude towards learning. Children become curious about learning new music and this is adapted to learning other skills as well

Music helps develop language and reasoning skills.

The area of your brain that deals with language and reason also deals with music, actively using that part of the brain keeps your skills sharp. The left side of the brain is better developed with regular musical training when you are young.

Don't delay - register with The Music School Wanstead today and start reaping the benefits of learning a musical instrument.

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