Music is rewarding in many different ways, for both listeners and players. While creating a pleasant tune or performing for friends and family can feel rewarding there are also several unique benefits to playing an instrument.
Any form of creativity allows an opportunity to self-improve and express your passions. Consistency is critical to learning to play an instrument. Having a constant and steady rehearsal will allow you to build up muscle memory and enable instincts that make playing easier. This method will also teach you to be consistent, driven and precise. Musicians are also highly organized because the process of learning an instrument mandates that the musician must figure out the best use of their time. They also must know how to organize best the tasks and rehearsals they will need to accomplish to make as much progress as possible.
Working as a musician also requires teamwork and cooperation. The act of learning an instrument can help to improve team-building and develop teamwork skills. Music is most effective when bands and orchestras have individuals who work together, which makes it necessary for each player to know their role in a work of art. Understanding collaboration and cooperation with other musicians helps achieve the common goal and create a beautiful masterpiece. Playing as a musician requires immense coordination by using both your hand and eyes and learning to develop music proficiency in any instrument. Music requires hand-eye coordination, which genuinely improves with repetition through the learning process.
Albert Cyprys enjoys playing saxophone and appreciates every opportunity to play music alongside fellow musicians.