Often times when a school struggles with money, they tend to get
rid of art classes such as band first. When a child cannot learn these
skills at school it is important to have piano lessons or even guitar
lessons. Regardless of where a student learns to play, they can still
discover the advantageous of music. A band class can help a teen meet
new people and make good friends. Colleges look for well-rounded people
and they like to see applicants who have taken some music class. It has
been shown that learning how to play in instrument can actually alter a
kid's brain and help them learn better in other classes. It is
advantageous for a kid to be in a band class.
Being in a class
with others who share the same passion to learn can really help a kid
make new friends. There is such a variety of people who love music and
want to learn how to play an instrument. This will, at least, help get
teens exposed to different people because later on in life one has to
interact with so many various people. Making friends can at times be a
little difficult, so finding others with the same interest can begin a
bond between the two. Kids who have an easier time interacting with
different people have good social skills.
In high school all teens
can think about is what they can do to get into the best college. They
do sports, join clubs, and most importantly strive to do well in the
classroom. While in high school music classes does not seem very
important, it can help in getting into a good college. Universities are
looking for kids who are very well-rounded. This does include sports and
clubs, but it too comprises of the arts. They believe that art helps a
person to understand the world they are in a bit better. Colleges really
like to see some type of art, such as band, on a teen application.
really should be immersed in music from a young age. It has been found
that children who learn to play an instrument find it easier to
understand their native language and to learn a new language. Those who
have studied music find word patterns in new languages they study.
Musicians are also more focused people. It has been discovered that kids
who had studied music have an easier time focusing. They are distracted
by fewer things in the classroom as they learn which can lead to better
Kids really need to learn how to play an instrument from
somewhere. Through the experience a teen can make a lot of close bonds
with others. Those who want to go to college should really find classes
with art because universities want kids who are well-rounded. Music can
help kids with languages as well as focus which are both vital in the
classroom. There are so many benefits to a kid learning how to play an
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Event Promises Art, Entertainment, and an Exploration of Steampunk
The Benicia Second Saturdays Art Walk kicks off the 2014 season at 21
downtown venues that include businesses, galleries, and public art.
Boasting one of the most active arts
communities in the Bay Area, Benicia is
home to over 200 artists, including painters,
sculptors, stained and blown glass artists,
printmakers and bookbinders, textile and
ceramic artists, jewelers and multi-media
Benicia Art Walk presents the opportunity
to experience art in Benicia, and for visitors
to enjoy the dining, shopping, music, and
history that Benicia has become known for.
The Art Walk takes place in Benicia's historic
downtown First Street area, from Military
East to the scenic waterfront along the
Carquinez Strait. Spend the day strolling
our downtown, take in some of our exciting
art offerings, and take advantage of the
opportunity to shop and dine, too.
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