Benefits to Children

Young children have been found to benefit the most from musical education, as it helps to promote better nerve connectivity in various areas of the brain.

Various studies have been done on musical training (instrumental or vocal) and how it develops different areas of the brain. •  These studies found that children between the ages of 0-8 mainly obtained ,better learning capabilities, increased motor skills, and improved creativity

As music is technically a type of language, it has been found that children who learn music when they are young are also able to learn different languages more efficiently and effectively. Through musical study, students learn the value of sustained effort to achieve excellence and the concrete rewards of hard work.

As children continue to age, music can either become a valued hobby or an invested aspect of life. The good news is that music continues to help develop important brain functions and positively affects those going through the difficult transition phase of being a teenager. Anxious Self-Conscious Stressed Confused Teenagers Typically Feel: Alleviates stress Allows for self- expression Encourages confidence Builds teamwork Adding Music: Self-management Confidence Involvement Communication Drive This Improves:

Music is a creative experience which involves expression of feelings. Children often do not have the words to express themselves and need positive ways to release their emotions. Music acts as a channel for self- expression for children that need it. Self-esteem is a by-product of self-expression. Teenagers view this self-expression as a personal triumph, which promotes self-confidence and personal recognition.