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Starting Lessons Over the Summer Holidays

Starting Lessons Over the Summer Holidays

Summer can sometimes be when you tend to have a little bit of spare time on your hands, and why not invest that into learning a new skill? The summer holidays are the perfect time to start music lessons. It’s the time when the young ones are off school, and eager to find something to do. Music lessons are great as it keeps them occupied and gives them a focus. With children, it’s important to keep their mind stimulated, and during the holidays when they’re not learning anything new for a while, music lessons can be the ideal solution.

Why music lessons are good for kids?

There are so many reasons why music lessons are great for kids. The sense of accomplishment and achievement is really fulfilling and helps their confidence grow massively. Learning how to play a musical instrument sets them ahead with some good basic life skills, like wanting to improve, and working hard for good results. Being passionate and having the desire to do better is a really good quality to have at a young age and can get them into good habits.

The best thing about music lessons for kids, is that it builds their confidence when they start to see an improvement in themselves. They have to remember a lot of information and recognise patterns, as well as taking feedback on board in order to improve. This helps for better memory and concentration, and also improves patience. Another great thing about the process of going through music lessons for kids, is meeting new people, which can be really good for their social skills.

How easy is it to learn to play a musical instrument?

Learning to play a musical instrument is all about practice and taking your time and being patient – practice makes perfect! To cover basic skills and learn how to play a few simple tunes, it doesn’t actually take that long. You can make progress quite quickly, but that being said, some instruments are of course easier to play than other. For example, a lot of people say that violins are one of the most difficult musical instruments to get to grips with, and it can take a lot longer to learn. However, there are instruments like guitar, piano, or the flute that tend to be a bit easier for people to pick up. So, if your child is looking to start music lessons, these may be some of the better options to go for.

What instruments are available?

Here at Music For You, we provide lessons in several musical instruments. These include: Piano, keyboard, clarinet, saxophone, and flute. Stuart teaches people of all different abilities with these instruments. So whether your child has years of experience or no experience at all, why not get them taking lessons this summer? If it sounds like something you would be interested in, don’t hesitate to get in touch with us on 01704 568 369 or 07787 551 359 or you can send an email to info@pianolessonsouthport.co.uk and we will get the ball rolling!

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