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Music Teacher Encourages Participation

by Alisha
(Texas, United States)

Noise Machines (Intonarumori Veduta)

Noise Machines (Intonarumori Veduta)

This sounds like an awesome opportunity that most people will never have a chance to participate in!

As a music teacher, I've witnessed people of all ages experimenting with and enjoying percussion instruments. I use pitched and non-pitched percussion in my classes as early as kindergarten, but parents and teachers show enthusiasm when participating in an ensemble as well.

I've even caught my custodian playing the xylophone. He sheepishly told me that he had never had a chance to play them when he was in school. I laughed and told him to rock out whenever he felt inclined.

Being in an ensemble requires teamwork which often leads to deeply rooted friendships. Musical groups are socially uplifting and the time spent practicing and performing is not a burden, but a joy.

If you're interested in participating in a group like this, I encourage you to give it a try. In my opinion, it's never too late to learn to play an instrument, especially with the support offered here.

There are limited options for musical study for people who didn't study an instrument in middle school or high school, but this is a powerful option. Unleash your creativity!

Barry's Response - Couldn't have put it better myself. Thanks, Alisha.

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