Benefits of Music and Voice Lessons

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There are countless benefits of learning music, whether it is voice lessons or a musical instrument. Parents have found that music and voice lessons can improve their child’s memory and small motor skills as well as build their confidence and self-worth. This not only helps their child succeed in music, but in school and extra curricular activites outside of school.

Young adults have found voice and music lessons to be a creative outlet and way for them to relax after a long day at work. There is also health benefits related to learning music. This can also be a beginning step into a career of live performance or recorded music. For others, music is a way to express motion or share your love by performing at a birthday or other special event.

Older adults find that staying mentally active through music is very rewarding. Some may wish to resume an instrument they played as a child, or simply polish up on their skills. On the other hand, some may be interested in the adventure of trying something new. One thing is for sure, music is a therapeutic way to keep your mind sharp. There are benefits of music education that apply to all, no matter your age.

Music education helps develop skills you’ll need in today’s workforce like creative problem solving, teamwork, confidence, critical thinking and effective communication. Secondly, it keeps people engaged in activities like school by helping someone achieve in academic subjects like math, science and reading. Lastly, it helps in the community with shared ideas and culture differences appreciated over the different generations. 

 

Quick facts about music lessons

According to a recent Gallup poll:

  •  85% believe participation in school music corresponds with better grades and higher test scores.
  •  More people are encouraged by their parents to take up an instrument (37%) than become interested on their own (29%).
  •  82% of Americans wish they had learned to play a musical instrument in their childhood.
  •  Seniors are turning to music making as not just an enjoyable pastime, but also for the health and wellness benefits such as enhanced immune systems, stress reduction, and staving off depression and loneliness.

We all have days when we are so stressed out and we just want to take a break from it all. Have you ever noticed that when you hear soft, soothing music you feel more relaxed? Playing an instrument can do that and more, especially if you're the one playing. Music is one of life's simple joys; it helps calm the mind.

Music education helps develop skills you’ll need in today’s workforce like creative problem solving, teamwork, confidence, critical thinking and effective communication.

 

For a beginner learning to play a musical instrument, it can be frustrating. But once you've mastered it, the satisfaction you'll feel is priceless. Never mind if it's just a simple piece, you'll never forget the first piece you've mastered. You are one more step closer to achieving your goal and that is certainly something to be proud of.

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International Music School

We offer classes which explore music allowing opportunities for a more complete education in the world of music.