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Let Your Kids Pick Their Own Instruments

Helping Your Child Choose The Right Instrument

Finding the right instrument for your child is a difficult but important factor in your child’s continued musical success. Forcing a child to play an instrument rarely leads to the love of music making we want. Here are some components to consider...

Why Students Really Quit Their Musical Instrument (And How Parents Can Prevent It) ·

Everything you say is true. Teachers in general and music teachers in particular are under great pressure to spin flax into gold nearly instantly. I think they should all get Nobel prizes. I think there are still some things that are worth bearing...

Forcing Kids To Commit To Their Extracurriculars - Room For Debate - Nytimes.Com

Parents Should Be the Enforcers KJ, if you watched any of the Olympics this winter you surely got the message that the athletes owe it all to mom. Procter & Gamble's tearjerker “Pick Them Back Up,” part of their “Thank You, Mom” campaign, has gott...

Which Instrument Should My Child Learn To Play?

“The fact that children can make beautiful music is less significant than the fact that music can make beautiful children.” - Cherly Lavender Deciding which musical instrument your child should play can be a daunting task, and the good news is tha...

How Does A Kid Choose The Right Instrument To Play?

Whether it's learning saxophone in school band, taking Saturday piano lessons, or participating in a top-flight youth orchestra, there are tens of millions of kids in the United States learning to play instruments. Way back in 2003, Gallup pollste...

How To Get Your Child Excited To Play A Musical Instrument

Getting kids to learn musical instruments can be a daunting task due to the immense amounts of discipline and time they require to master. There will be hours of practicing that will go into this endeavor, which is far too much effort for a kid mo...

How To Help Your Child Choose A Musical Instrument To Study

The ability to play a musical instrument is a wonderful thing, and you can never start too early. Children are curious and imaginative by nature, and many will be able to pick up music very quickly, and develop a love for it. The ability to play a...

Should I Let The Kids Switch Instruments? | Discussion

Getting kids to learn musical instruments can be a daunting task due to the immense amounts of discipline and time they require to master. There will be hours of practicing that will go into this endeavor, which is far too much effort for a kid mo...

Stop Forcing Your Kids To Learn A Musical Instrument

ur daughter Rebekah, who is in second grade, takes three after-school classes every week. On Monday there is violin; on Wednesday, Hebrew; and on Thursday, ballet. One of these classes connects her to a religious tradition going back three thousan...

Why Your Kids Should Learn To Play An Instrument - Busy Mommy

We love music around here and are often having dance parties. One of the things that we, and a lot of other parents, struggle with (among other things) is whether or not to make our kids learn how to play an instrument. We’ve been thinking a lot a...

9 Tips For Getting Your Child A Good Student Instrument

9 Tips for Getting Your Child a Good Student Instrument A parent’s guide to renting or buying a violin, viola, cello, or bass for school It had three strings, no bridge, and the top was coming unglued when the violin was carried into a classroom b...

Here's Why You Should Learn To Play A Musical Instrument | Noisey

Learn how to play a musical instrument. Just do it. You don’t have to be a master or make it your life’s work, but trust me, you’ll be glad you did. Playing a musical instrument benefits you in almost innumerable ways. For one, it’ll make you smar...

Parenting Advice - How To Choose An Instrument For Your Chil

In my last article, I explained how a parent and child should choose a musical instrument together. I also gave some tips on finding teachers. But if you’re not really not sure which instrument is best for your child, this article may help with wh...

How To Choose The Right Music Instrument For Your Child

Marvelous, Martie! This is such fun and so good of you to share this expertise on things musical! I'll be following up on many of the links you're sharing throughout! Based on the personality connections with instruments, I find that I probably wo...

Should I Bother Getting My Kids To Play Musical Instruments?

My opinion: It depends. Is your child really interested in learning or is he/she only interested bec they see others are and like th idea of being able to play one bec they see their peers or fave celebrity playing a guitar or drums etc... Musical...

Making The Right Choice: Musical Instruments For Kids

The ability to play a musical instrument is a great talent that takes time and dedication. Learning to play music is a lot like learning to read—the earlier it starts, the better. When your child shows interest in taking up an instrument, try to r...

Should Your Kids Play An Instrument? | Penelope Trunk Education

My opinion: It depends. Is your child really interested in learning or is he/she only interested bec they see others are and like th idea of being able to play one bec they see their peers or fave celebrity playing a guitar or drums etc... Musical...

Music Games For Childrenmusic In Practice

There are several instruments available for very young children. Most little ones start on piano or violin. However, as all children are different it might be worth considering a few things before coming to a decision. If you check out your child’...

Should You Let Your Child Quit?

Like many parents these days, I’m guilty of raising two classically over-scheduled children. We race from piano lessons to craft club and from soccer matches to chess tournaments. And there’ve been more Sundays than I’d care to admit when I’ve bee...

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Let Your Kids Pick Their Own Instruments

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