Our “Junior Music Makers” group class introduces your child to the many benefits of playing music:

Cognitive Development - Playing music improves overall brain function. In fact, scientific research shows that playing music benefits the brain more than any other activity.  It is the brain’s equivalent of a full-body work out.  It engages the visual, auditory, and motor cortices.  It positively impacts memory.  It also improves the critical skill known as Executive Function.

Development of Learning Skills - Musical Training is correlated with strengthening areas such as reading comprehension and math skills.  It also improves the critical skill known as executive function.

As A Therapeutic Tool - With the epidemic of Attention Deficit Disorder types of symptoms in children, playing music helps improve retention of information, problem-solving, mental alertness, and developing control of impulsive behavior.  It is also thought to help with speech processing and learning in children with dyslexia.

Personal Empowerment - Playing music can improve self-confidence and provide an outlet for creative self- expression that can continue to take shape and evolve throughout the young musician’s lifetime.

Personal Discipline -Practicing and playing music teaches important life skills such as perseverance, time-management, organization, self-discipline, responsibility, etc