When I was about eight years old, an uncle gave me his old folk guitar after a schoolteacher started offering after-class lessons. Thus began a lifelong love affair with making music.
I’d argue every parent should consider investing in music lessons for their offspring. Learning to play an instrument doesn’t just give kids an opportunity to engage in an artistic pursuit and pursue a hobby they can enjoy alone or with others; a growing body of academic literature suggests it may also make them smarter. Full story.
Mark Gilbert (Bloomberg) / October 18, 2020