Why Learn Music?

Beyond growing the ability to create beautiful music.  Discover creativity and perseverance.  Grow in discipline and patience.

21 Brilliant Reasons and Benefits of Learning Music

    • Music lessons in childhood enlarge the brain
    • Musical training can enhance brain function, especially the skills necessary for learning maths and science
    • It affects behavior and health principally through its effects on the nervous system, particularly the brain and the rest of the body
    • Composing music greatly increases the amount of brain coherence
    • Composing music increases children’s communicative behaviours
    • Studying music encourages self-discipline and diligence; these lead to effective study and work habits
    • Creating and performing music promotes self-expression and provides self-gratification while giving pleasure to others
    • Music helps young people connect with themselves, but it is also a bridge for connecting with others, i.e. team work
    • Music enriches life, it is a way to understand our cultural heritage as well as other past and present cultures
    • Music contributes to sensitivity
    • Music develops an aesthetic sense
    • It promotes cognitive development and abstract thought
    • A unique combination of mental processes occurs when reading music
    • Music participation has positive impact on reading
    • Music education provides for perceptual motor development
    • Music is a major source of joy and achievement
    • Music is a therapeutic outlet for human beings
    • Music games can teach fundamental concepts
    • Music fosters positive attitudes
    • Music facilitates personality adjustment
    • Music prepares one for life-skills