Right Brain Education – Learning Music

If you have been following our Right Brain Education articles from the start, you may be interested in this early childhood development program. Unfortunately, their schools are not readily accessible to everyone so what can you do? Engaging in music is another way to enhance right brain development and it also has many other benefits.

More: Why You Should Send Your Child for Music Lessons

“…music in itself is healing. It’s an explosive expression of humanity. It’s something we are all touched by. No matter what culture we’re from, everyone loves music.” – Billy Joel.

Children Naturally Love Music

Indeed, every child loves music – they gravitate towards it. Just observe the way a toddler naturally moves to music; or the way toddlers stop mid-activity just to listen to it. It is no coincidence that it was mostly the children who wanted to stop and listen to the music when the illustrious Joshua Bell performed incognito on his Antonio Stradivari violin.

“Every single time a child walked past, he or she tried to stop and watch. And every single time, a parent scooted the kid away.” – Washington Post

Numerous Benefits for Learning Music

There are so many benefits for children learning music that it would be difficult to state why a child shouldn’t learn music. Read on for some of the many benefits that can be derived from learning music:

Music Programs to Explore

If you’ve decided that music is something you want to explore with your child, these are some music programs for young children that we have explored:

For more articles and resources on music, visit our music resources page.

“Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and charm and gaiety to life and to everything.” – Plato

Published by Shen-Li

SHEN-LI LEE is the author of “Brainchild: Secrets to Unlocking Your Child’s Potential”. She is also the founder of Figur8.net (a website on parenting, education, child development) and RightBrainChild.com (a website on Right Brain Education, cognitive development, and maximising potentials). In her spare time, she blogs on Forty, Fit & Fed, and Back to Basics.

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