Music is a powerful subject: it can just as easily transport us to other parts of the world as it can remind us of special memories in our lives; it can bring people closer together and it can provide some welcome escapism.
Studying music demonstrates skills of creativity, working towards an end goal, self-motivation, collaboration, communication and numerical skills. Studying music opens doors far beyond a career in performance. Those with a creative streak can pursue careers in broadcasting, publishing, producing and editing.
Playing an instrument helps develop both sides of the brain at the same time, increasing both intellectual functions and physical coordination, patience and confidence. They aid the student’s emotional development by providing an outlet for self-expression.