From material to playing technique, read about the core differences between brass and woodwind instruments.
Some of those students will quit playing their instruments after a year or two - often because music conflicts with the child's need to place more emphasis on schooling - that school academics comes first.
This belief is dead wrong. In fact, music participation can benefit a struggling kid even MORE than his “average” or “smart” kid counterpart.
This title could lead you the think that this article is going to be along the lines of “your child can do anything if they put their mind to it”. Well it is and it isn’t, but I will let you decide where you stand on the question of musical talent after you finish reading.