Expand your brain power by learning how to play a musical instrument!

The secret is out: you can now increase your brain power by learning to play a musical instrument!

Brain Power

Learning to play a musical instrument is a proven way to expand your brain power and increase your cognitive awareness.

The truth is, learning to play an instrument requires a tremendous amount of micro-skills that all need to be fine-tuned to perfection to allow you to play with fluency and excellence.

You learn so many aspects of life through music.

You will learn patience, perseverance, determination, continuing through difficulties, the importance of improving daily.

You become a more rounded, peaceful, intelligent person overall by learning how to play a musical instrument!

Next to the word of God, the noble art of music is the greatest treasure in the world.
— Martin Luther

Music is mystical, it is part of the realm of the fourth dimension. It is part of the higher realm where things exist outside of knowable science. (For example - we cannot express in words what music makes us feel at times!)

What major Universities have to say about music increasing your brain power

Accoring to the Florida National University, learning to play an instrument eases stress, reduce examination anxiety, improves performance and can even cure pain!

In addition, according to them "music moves the brain to pay attention" - see the full article here https://www.fnu.edu/benefits-studying-music/

The University of Birmingham states that learning music improves your overall brain power and health and provides you with developing versatile strengths usefull for any industry.

To see what they have to say, please view: https://www.fnu.edu/benefits-studying-music/

If you have some time, you can even read what Anita Collins from the University of Canberra has to say in her document entitled: "Music Education and the Brain: What Does It Take to Make a Change?".

You can view her views and research here. Discover the benefits of Music Education to Brain Development and her conclusions in the document.

The aim and final end of all music should be none other than the Glory of God and the refreshment of the soul.
— Johann Sebastian Bach

Learning music develops character and finesse

Learning how to play music is an incredible gift!

It transform us from mere mortals to the higher realms of the fourth dimension.... outside of time!

Leaning how to play music is, however, incredibly frustratin at times!

That is actually good!

It builds character and great qualities that's hard to obtain in other areas of life.

Learning to play an instrument teaches us to be tenacious. Not to just give up at the first signs of trouble.

It teaches patience and endurance. The ability NOT to give up or give in!

The hardest part is getting started

As human beings we are experts when it comes to procrastination and delaying our endeavours.

We are hard-wired to avoid pain and take the road towards the comfortable.

It is only when we reach a point of I-need-to-start-this-right-now that we take action.

An overwhelming amount of choices make it really hard for us to select a teacher and get started.

That is exactly why we have created this wonderful web directory of music teachers for you!

With London Music Teachers, you can browse and look for a suitable instructor that will really look after your musical development.

If you are short of time, and you want a 'concierge service', we can send one of our team of instructors out to your home.

To find out more about this service please click here.

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Simplicity is the final achievement. After one has played a vast quantity of notes and more notes, it is simplicity that emerges as the crowning reward of art.
— Frédéric Chopin

Article by Stefan Joubert

Stefan Joubert is a master guitarist and music educator specialising in adult music education.

He is also the founder and director of S & C Guitar, The London Guitar Institute, The London Singing Institute and Stefan Joubert Guitar School.