Having the skill to perform musical instrument has been one of the most cherished accomplishments throughout history. Students who decide to learn to play an instrument can use this skill and knowledge for the rest of their lives.
There numbers of academic and life benefits to students who study music. Studies have shown that learning to play an instrument enhances a student's academic performance in math, language arts, foreign language and other academic areas. Even standardized test scores such as the SAT have shown to be higher among musicians.
Music study develops skills that are necessary in the workplace. It focuses on "doing," as opposed to observing, and teaches students how to perform.
Whatever the benefit, playing an instrument can bring joy and fulfillment like no other activity.