For any musician, whether you are a hobbyist or a professional, songwriting can be a key component to your success. It can aid in self expression, intellectual growth, or even a long-lasting, profitable career. Learning the basic elements of a song and it’s structure will benefit artists of all ages and levels. Gwinnett School of Music at Red Clay Music Foundry now offers an integrated class to assist you in your journey.
Learning music has a number of benefits. It improves school performance, self-confidence, and fine motor skills. However, traditional music lessons are not always the most enticing activity for children, especially tweens and teens. Rockucation, or rock music education, can help music students advance, while keeping them engaged and excited in their music.
Jack Bell – Former Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Principal Percussionist Teaches at Redclay Music Foundry
Update November 2015
Unfortunately Jack Bell is no longer teaching. Â We wish Jack all the best and send thanks for all the lives he has enrichened.
Whether continuing lessons from early childhood or just beginning to learn music, the teen years are an important time in musical education. For students who are continuing or restarting classes they may have started earlier, this is a time to develop a deeper emotional understanding of the music, as well as hone their performance skills. New students will develop skills and come to enjoy music on a new level. Music lessons for teenagers help improve test scores and confidence, as well as provide a sense of social belonging.
For many people, learning to play an instrument is a goal they would like to accomplish. By the time youâ€™ve reached adulthood, you probably feel like your opportunity to learn music is passed â€“ but itâ€™s not. Adult music lessons can be a fulfilling hobby that relieves stress and helps delay the effects of aging on your body.
From lullabies in your motherâ€™s arms, to the wedding march, and ending with laments sung at your funeral, music is an important part of the human experience. Music serves many purposes, including relaxation, celebration, worship, mourning, and entertainment. It is a shared feature across cultures world-wide and throughout the generations, proving that humans have an intrinsic affinity towards music. Music can enrich your life in a variety of ways: providing an outlet for emotions, affecting mood, increasing creativity, and connecting you with other people.