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Ways learning an instrument can help you in life

If you’re like me you wanted to learn to play an instrument for a long time. Finding the drive to take the time to learn isn’t always easy though. Sure, the thought of being able to pick up a guitar and whale out an amazing rift or sit at a piano and captivate listeners with a melodic piece should be motivation enough to get practicing and start learning. Sometimes you need more motivation than that. Here is a list of way learning to play an instrument can actually improve qualities in your life.

 

Time Management

Many times finding a tutor to improve your skills and motivate you it’s a worthwhile investment. Finding music tutors in Hong Kong, Los Angeles, or London can easily be done online. The great thing about finding a tutor is that the time spent learning will be more focused and streamlined. You won’t have distractions like checking your phone every few minutes or getting sidetracked by the TV or computer.

 

Concentration

You’ll find that even if you know the exact chords to play, you’ll still need to have a 6th sense on the tone, pitch, key, rhythm and tempo of your instrument. Not only that, but you will have to listen to others around you to make sure they are performing correctly.

 

Confidence

Starting out most are quite shy and timid about their musical abilities. With practice and starting with small performances for friends and family you can gain confidence in your ability. Once you are certain of your capabilities you can perform at venues, busk or join a band and put on concerts. It’s incredible how much your personal confidence will increase.

 

Coordination

When you are reading musical notes you must then applying what you’ve read to a series of body movements. Much of it is hand-eye coordination but once you really begin to practice and be able to play an instrument you will no longer need to watch where your hand are, they will just know through memory.

 

Develops Team Skills

The great thing about music is by adding more instruments you can make more interesting sounds. It’s hard to play every instrument by yourself so of course people get together and make music. In order to do this you must work with the other musician and collaborate in sticking each note to make truly beautiful music,

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