The Benefits of Music Playing

Generally speaking, most people know on some level that learning to play a musical instrument is good for you. However, it's not as well understood just how good it can be! There are numerous benefits to learning an instrument:

  • Learning the value of hard work and discipline
  • Learning how to problem solve when working through challenges
  • Growing in patience when certain tasks don’t come as easily
  • Overcoming barriers through repetition and intentional practice
  • Focusing on tangible goals that will nurture confidence and self-esteem
  • Becoming more comfortable performing in front of an audience

These are some of the commonly known virtues of playing music. A lesser known benefit is just how much playing a musical instrument affects the brain. This video definitely opened my eyes to some new things I didn’t know before! Just one more compelling reason to start learning today!

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