Music as a Life Skill

Music teaches our kids so many life skills that are transferable to all other aspects of their lives, you definitely want to make time for it. And if you’re not sure how, we have some great ideas for you!I’m joined on the podcast today by Melissa Grande who is a professional musician, Wild and Free leader and True North Homeschool Academy Teacher! Today we are going to be talking about Music is an important life skill. It’s easy to get overwhelmed with core academics and feel like Music is just something to add onto the end.

But really, Music teaches our kids so many life skills that are transferable to all other aspects of their lives, you definitely want to make time for it. And if you’re not sure how, we have some great ideas for you!

Melissa shares the following Benefits of Music in our ilves which include so many soft skills!

  1. Stress Management & Therapeutic Benefits- Music calms the soul, gives kids the ability to express emotions and work off the wiggles! It also utilizes many neural pathways!
  2. Quick Thinking Skills
  3. Social Skills such as  Collaboration & Communication
  4. Responsibility and Discipline -students learn to take care of their instrument and focus on practicing, getting better.
  5. Problem Solving
  6.  Time Management & Deadlines
  7. Pride in Accomplishments & Do Hard Things
  8. Perseverance/Patience -excellence comes with good practice.
  9. Creative Expression
  10.  Self Expression

 

Blog Post: Latin, Math and Music: Universal Languages

Musicians Referenced: Carmen, Sandy Patty, Keith Green, Amy Grant, Michael W. Smith,

TNHA Classes to get your Musical and Creative Energies flowing!

Melissa Grande also teaches

 

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