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Benefits of Music Lessons

There are many benefits of music lessons. Music students of all ages can improve their life with music lessons. Here are some benefits to learning a musical instrument.

  1. Music Lessons Help with Reasoning

    1. Studies have shown that students who experience regular and consistent music training develop areas of the brain connected to language and reasoning.
  2. Music Lessons Help with Creative Thinking

    1. Students involved with the musical arts learn to think and be creative. Music can be learned in several different ways and great musicians tend to be creative in nature. Learning music helps students to become creative thinkers. We could all use a little more creativity in our lives.
  3. Music Lessons Help with Teamwork

    1. Once students can play an instrument well enough, they can join a band, ensemble or orchestra. Being able to play well with others is crucial in music and in life. Music is unlike sports, where perhaps athletes have downtime in a given game. In music, musicians are playing all the time. Even when there is a rest in music, the musician should be connected, prepared and waiting for the next note. Accuracy in music is very important. Teamwork in life is also important.
  4. Music Lessons Help with Emotional Development

    1. Everyone could be more empathetic. Music helps with empathy. Studies have shown learning music can help with anxiety and offer students higher self esteem.

We’ll keep this short. Because most people these days have very short attention spans. Music helps with this too. It takes great patience, attention to details, perseverance and determination to play music well. If you’d like to get started contact us or register online.

Founder of Music Notes Academy, a '12 NJSBDC award-winning community music school in East Brunswick, NJ. A teacher of music since '00, with degrees in music and education, specializing in curriculum and instruction.

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