The benefits of music and a music education contributes positively to a student’s life in many ways. There is significant research online regarding the benefits of music and its importance. Students need music in their life more than ever.

Some common benefits of musical study include:

  • Developing language and reasoning skills
  • Developing creative thinking
  • Learning how to freely express oneself
  • Becoming more adept at problem solving
  • Can lead to achieving higher grades academically
  • Can bridge cultural gaps through exposure to new ideas and methodology
  • Can increase discipline and a commitment to self-improvement
  • Helps develop collaborative skills to achieve common goals
Alfred's Benefits of Music Education

12 Benefits of Music Instruction

We have 12 Benefits of Music posters on display at our East Brunswick Academy. Students and parents love them, so we’ve been told. It reminds us daily why we are teaching music and encouraging the performing arts for our students.

“An arts education exposes children to the incomparable…”
“…there is also a casual link between music and spatial intelligence…”
“music performance teaches young people to conquer fear and to take risks.”
“music study develops skills that are necessary in the workplace.”
“music provides children with a means of self expression.”
“students of the arts learn to think creatively and to solve problems by imaging various solutions…”
“in music, a mistake is a mistake… it’s only by much hard work that a successful performance is possible.”
“early musical training helps develop brain areas involved in language and reasoning.”
“music study enhances teamwork skills and discipline.”
“students of music learn craftsmanship as they study how details are put together painstakingly…”
Being musical and artistic is something to be proud of. It’s cool to play an instrument.
Playing a musical instrument is simply fun!

Some Benefits of Piano Lessons

Learning the layout of the piano improves spatial intelligence.
By learning effective practice skills, children learn the value of patience and concentration.
Playing the piano improves coordination and gives young children the opportunity to develop fine and gross motor skills.
Through reading and interpreting piano diagrams, finding the correct finger numbers, and counting beats, young children practice mathematical skills.
Young children refine their reading abilities through interpreting musical notation and using the music alphabet to find the correct piano keys.
Learning to play the piano fosters creativity and self-expression. It provides rewards throughout an entire lifetime and is a valuable outlet for expression feelings.
With proper support and encouragement, from teachers and parents, any child can learn to be musical regardless of the parents’ musical ability. Music Notes Academy has been teaching piano since 2006, and piano lessons are available at our East Brunswick and Whitehouse Station Academy locations.

Ready for The Benefits of Music?

Start playing music. Contact us @ (732) 238-2828 to get started and get playing music.