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General education is valuable, and music makes it easier to attain. By taking music lessons, the child becomes smarter and more intelligent at other things in life too. By music lessons I don’t mean those included in the regular public school curriculum. I’m talking about private music lessons from a professional music teacher.
Benefits of playing musical instruments are proven scientifically and are well documented. Read a few articles on them and you’ll be encouraged to seek how to master music abilities.
Now assuming that you are aware of these benefits, we shall continue our talk. Your job as parents is to facilitate the music learning process of your child, organize his musical education and encourage him to learn and enjoy more. Don’t assume that this is the responsibility of the music teacher, else in the future you will face a lot of difficulties like forcing your child to learn, complaining about his laziness, reminding him of his responsibility and so on.
But you are not alone. Most parents don’t know anything about kids musical education because they never learned music themselves. I’m not saying that you need to know how to master music notations (although that would be nice!) or other such details. I just want you to be aware of the basic issues that come up during the kid’s music learning process.
If you have the basic knowledge, you can transform your “regular” child into a “musical” child even if nobody in your family had an ear for music. If your child does not have any hearing impediments, then he is absolutely guaranteed of developing a musical ear if you help him.
You need not have a musical ear yourself to be able to help your child acquire it. All you need to do is read good information on how to master music. In fact, I have myself written a book “Voices of our children” with real life stories for you to learn from.
Once you find out that your child is interested in music, your next step is to find him a good music teacher and purchase a musical instrument of his choice.
You may be thinking that all this is fine but how does educating parents help children how to master music? Isn’t this the job of a specialist music teacher?
You may be partially right, but don’t jump to conclusions. I’ll come back to this topic later after diverting a bit. Just remember that from now on your child deserves utmost attention if you want him to learn how to master music.Tags: music notations, musical ear, private music lessons, public school curriculum, teacher benefits