Benefits of Learning Music
Music education plays an integral part in a child’s development and brings the potential benefit of enhancing his or her cognitive, linguistic, and emotional development. Nonetheless, many of the following benefits are also applicable to the adult learners.
Studies have indicated that musical training provides positive stimulus to the left side of the brain that is involved in language processing and reasoning.
Group music lessons provide an opportunity for children to interact with each other and learn to build good team dynamics through group playing.
Music is a means of self-expression and in the words of Victor Hugo, it expresses that which cannot be put into words and cannot remain silent.
Reading notes and playing an instrument helps to foster hand-eye coordination.
Practice, performances, ensemble activities and examinations provide a context for cultivating perseverance, discipline, commitment, and self-confidence.
The study of arts provides us with an exposure to other cultures and experiences, and helps to develop tolerance and understanding.