Music does a lot of things for a lot of people. Not only is understanding and listening to music beneficial for adults, it’s also important for children. There are many things that music can do for you.
Music has been used for a long time to help people express emotions like love, hatred, confusion and joy. The lyrics in music express these things. The ways songs are sung express these things. And even the music backing up a song is expressing and conveying the emotion of the song.
Music Create Emotion and Motivation
Anyone that has listened to music knows that it can create emotion. Some songs may make you happy while others may make you feel sad. Some songs make you feel like dancing while other may make you feel motivated to do something new or adventurous.
What you may not know is that music is healing, and has actually been scientifically proven to ease pain. Even classical music has proven to help people sleep better.
If you need some workout motivation that will help increase your speed and endurance, listen to some music with a beat. Dance music can be great for working out because it motivates you to move more and push harder.
Adults aren’t the only ones that benefit from music. When one school asked their kids what was so important about music to them they got some great answer. Children found music to be uplifting and motivational as well.
They also notice its importance in entertainment and in creativity. Which is also why learning to sing and learning music is important in schools. Not all school have music programs anymore, which is very sad knowing what good they can do for the students.
The Importance of Music In Schools
Having music and choir courses in schools is about far more than just learning to play an instrument or sing. These classes teach skills and they teach teamwork, which makes them great assets to learning.
Music helps children with language development. It has been proven to raise IQ and even make the brain work harder, for both children and adults. It’s good for the body, mind, and soul.
If your child is interested in music take time to nurture that interest, especially now that you know all of the great things it can do for them. Their love of music will also likely inspire you in many ways!
If you have a child that is interested in music or singing and they don’t have these things available to learn in school, you may want to look into hiring a singing coach or sign them up for guitar or piano lessons, depending on what they are interested in.
Participating in music, as well as listening to it, can have a way of making people happy. It can help fight depression and anxiety. Not only does learning music help you hone a new skill, but it also helps you heal yourself and others through the power of music.