Why Take Music Lessons?
Not only does taking music lessons allow one to master an instrument, but additionally taking music lessons provides a wealth of cognitive, emotional, and physical benefits. However, learning music is sometimes difficult and weekly lessons plus instrument costs and repairs can get expensive! So why should you take music lessons?
Taking music lessons affects the way your brain works!
According to this study found in the Journal for Neuroscience, learning music at a young age can affect the way your brain forms connections. similar results can be found with activities like golf, ballet, and chess.
Music helps you learn languages!
This study by Simon Leipold, Carina Klein, and Lutz Jäncke shows the relationship between music and language. It shows learning music not only makes it easier for us to understand and learn languages but also possibly prevents, reduces, and repairs hearing or language impairments!
Music helps you learn math skills!
Music is filled with math. Note values are just fractions and even a time signature looks like a fraction but is something totally different. It’s really fascinating how much intersection there is between music and math.
Music helps build self-esteem and bonds!
Music lessons can provide so many wonderful benefits. Two of the most important things that come from music lessons are increased self-esteem and building meaningful connections with others.