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Why Music is Really Important

Does Music lift up your mood? Music can stimulate the mind. There are many things in music to which one can listen and bring attention…Music can bring someone’s mood, it can help them focus on what they are doing, it can relax and calm them down, it can excited them. Music also – and this is important – allows us to feel nearly or possible all emotions that we experience in our lives.

Why is Music Important? Music participation provides a unique opportunity for literacy preperations. Whether they are playing, singing, or listening, teachers direct them to listen and hear in new ways which exercises their aural discrimination. Playing instruments and adding movement to the lessons teaches them about sequential learning which is essential in reading comprehension.

Plato once said that music “is a more potent instrument than any other for education”. You will find teachers of young children who agree with him. Recent research has found that music uses both sides of the brain, a fact that makes it valuble in all areas of development. Music affects the growth of a child’s brain, academically,emotionally, physically and spiritually.

Music is Academic. For some people, this is the primary for providing music lessons to their children. A recent study from the Univerity of California found that music trains the brain for higher forms of thinking. Second graders who were given music lessons scored 27% higher on propotional math and fractional test than children who receive no special instruction. Research indicates that musical training permanetly wires a young mind for enchaned performance
Music is Physical. Music can be describe as a sport. Learning to sing and keep rhythm develops coordination. The air and the wind power necessary blows to a flute, trumpet or saxophone promotes a healthy body.
Music is Emotional. Music is an art form. We are emotional beings and every child requires an artistic outlet. Music maybe your child’s vechicle of expression.
Music is for Life. Most people can’t play soccer or football at 70 or 80years of age but they can sing. and they can play piano and other instrument. Music is a gift you can give your child that will last their entire lives.

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