Children who study music from an early age can do better at a range of subjects such as maths, science, arts and language. They also learn that there are rewards from hard work, practice, and discipline.


Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and charm and gaiety to life and to everything.Plato

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Who quits band - students or parents?

Kids who want to participate” cannot be determined, most times, in one year. Most students WANT to start studying an instrument, and then their interest wanes for many reasons — least of which is “they weren’t meant to play an instrument".

A thanks to parents

This is a great letter on the value you, as a parent, plays in the role of your child learning an instrument and playing music within a band. Definitely worth a read!

Why students quit band

Over 50% of students quit their musical instrument within the first two years of playing. Here's some tips to overcome that.

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