The guitar is a fairly old instrument dating back to as far as 4000 years ago. Despite their age, guitars are a central part of many musical performances alongside the piano, drums and others. The best part is that they come in many forms as well. From wood guitars for classic country to electric guitars for loud rock performances, there’s a guitar for everyone. 

Even kids can join in the fun while learning some great new things. If you still aren’t sure if the guitar is for your child, then read on as we’re going to explore why your child should learn the guitar!

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4 Ways To Make Music Practice More Fun For Kids

Many parents try to foster their children’s musical talents by having them simply practice repeatedly and dangle a reward in front of them. The children will look forward to the reward at the end of the practice session instead of the music practice session itself. This makes it easier for them to lose interest in what they’re doing and you’ll end up with a kid who’s unsatisfied with what they’re doing unless you reward them. The much better alternative is to make practice fun!

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How to Help Your Child Overcome Stage Fright

Going up on stage and singing or dancing can be fun, but it can also be terrifying for many. This is called stage fright and it comes hand in hand whenever there’s a performance. If it’s your first time on stage, you’re most likely to be afraid of the crowd silently staring at you. If you’re not sure if your child can take on the stage the first time around, keep on reading and we’ll help you figure out great ways to help your child overcome that first public performance with their head held high.

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Great Ways to Learn Music Faster

Sharing music with an audience is one of the greatest feelings out there. The thrill of playing your heart and soul out with an instrument or singing your voice out on stage. However, before you can get on stage and share your heart and soul through music, you should make sure that you’ve practiced. But how do you learn the piece you want to play faster? 

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5 Reasons Why You Should Play The Flute

The flute is a wonderful instrument that differs from many other wind instruments. It doesn’t come with a reed unlike many other wind instruments like the saxophone and bassoon. The flute is unique in that it’s music blends extremely well with other instruments in the orchestra while having an identity of its own.

It works by having a mouthpiece at one end with the musician blowing into it. There are keys on the flute that lets the musician shorten the distance his or her breath has to travel. This makes the flute’s iconic sounds.

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5 Reasons Your Child Should Take Drum Lessons

Music is an integral part of our history and one of the earliest forms of music that was made by our ancestors was drumming. Today, drumming is a spectacle to behold in performances revolving around loud and impactful music. Paired with guitars, bass, and keyboards in concerts, these loud and in charge instruments are the centerpiece of any performance and more often than not, dictate the rhythm of the rest of the group. 
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