- It’s Fun!
When you learn to play a song on guitar it will make you smile! You smile when you are having fun and learning songs and playing them for family and friends will certainly make them smile! It is superb to see the thrill on a parent’s face when their child plays their first tune or song on guitar!
2. It’s Good for your Brain!
Music stimulates all the important functions of our brain. Playing an instrument is superb exercise for your mind! Playing guitar is good for you!
3. It improves your memory!
It is good for a child’s memory by remembering where to place the correct finger on the correct fret and memorising musical patterns. So where did you put your new guitar??
4. It will help with your sums!
Its good for your maths – playing in time is really about counting the beats of a musical bar. Learning rhythms on the guitar makes fractions fun! Talking of figures – buying a starter guitar should not cost a fortune!
5. It’s great for making new friends!
Make new friends by hooking up with other kids learning an instrument at school or in your local club. Learning to play with other musicians is an essential skill you have to learn as a guitar player. as well as making new friends through music, you will be developing a vital musical skill.
6. Your Confidence will soar!
Learn to play a song and then perform in front of your family and you will feel like nothing can stop you! Get started HERE!
7. It will improve co-ordination!
Both hands are doing different things when playing guitar but have to work together to make the music! Learning really develops your co-ordination because you really have to think about what each hand is doing independently.
8. Falling into line good children!
9. Have a little Patience!
Learning to play guitar will be frustrating at times but if you are patient, with your newfound confidence and discipline, you simply cannot not make progress!
10. Improve concentration
Learning any new skill requires concentration. By concentrating on learning guitar you are developing that skill for all areas in life!
11. What a Sense of achievement!
Playing your first tune, chords and song – well there is no better feeling – Simple as that!
12. Organisational skills –
Making sure you have a note on your calendar of the times and dates of your lesson and making sure you are there on time, is great practice for your organisational skills!
13. Learning responsibility
Looking after your guitar – making sure that it does not get damaged – guitars are not cheap (BEGINNER? THIS MIGHT BE OF INTEREST) . Keeping it safe and clean is your responsibility! Take care of your guitar, accessories and equipment and it will last!
14. Express Yourself!
Be an individual –
Maybe all of your friends are good at sport, dancing, acting but it’s not for you! Perhaps playing guitar might be the way for you to go!
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Guitarist | Guitar Tutor
Warrenpoint | Co. Down | Northern Ireland