Letter: Music's benefits go far beyond pleasure (June 22, 2022)
June 22, 2022
My personal experience learning music on the trumpet started at the age of 5.
Being encouraged to continue playing through the many tough stages in learning music has had a positive impact throughout my life.
Being in performing groups creates a bond between musicians that can last a lifetime. It gave me a special place to be in every school that I ever attended. The band room became an undesignated home room before, at break, at lunch, and after school if you chose it to be.
Over the years neuroscientists have discovered that we are born with 100 billion neurons in our brain. Ho...