Grade 8 band

First 5 students (per class) to tell me....

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First 5 students (per class) to tell me....
by Amber Aitchison - Wednesday, 7 October 2015, 7:29 PM

In an effort to encourage parents and students to subscribe to the Band updates, I have a wee contest, with tasty prizes to the first 5 students (in each class)- 8A, 8B to raise their hand after attendance and volunteer one of the following 18 Benefits of Playing a Musical Instrument:

1. Increases the capacity of your memory.

2. Refines your time management and organizational skills.

3. Boosts your team skills.

4. Teaches you perseverance.

5. Enhances your coordination.

6. Betters your mathematical ability.

7. Improves your reading and comprehension skills.

8. Increases your responsibility.

9. Exposes you to cultural history.

10. Sharpens your concentration.

11. Fosters your self-expression and relieves stress.

12. Creates a sense of achievement.

13. Promotes your social skills.

14. Boosts your listening skills.

15. Teaches you discipline.

16. Elevates your performance skills and reduces stage fright.

17. Enhances your respiratory system.

18. Promotes happiness in your life and those around you.

Here's a link to an interesting article that describes each of these benefits in detail.