Children’s music lessons are still often undervalued, many parents still doubt whether or not private lessons are worth it! However, experts and researchers from around the world have time and again lauded the advantages for students who take up music lessons. The earlier they start, the more profound the benefits. When a person is young, they are often more receptive to new things and being introduced to an instrument can lead to a lifelong passion and in some cases an incredible career.
Music education can increase the chances of success in a child’s later life through a number of tangible benefits. In a handy infographic, we list 6 of the main benefits for children who start learning music at a young age.
The incremental progress gained from learning music is a powerful confidence booster
Playing an instrument teaches children to persevere through hours, months and sometimes years of practice
Group classes require peer interaction and communication, which encourages teamwork
Learning instruments helps children develop coordination and fine motor skills
By understanding beat, rhythm, and scales, children learn to divide, create fractions, and recognise patterns
By learning about and playing a variety of instruments, children can discover how music plays a critical role in other cultures