Music is a form of expression that many seek to gain control over. Many succeed and are able to produce chill-inducing medleys that catch the ear and peer into the soul of the artist. There’s no rule about how young or old you need to be to step into the shoes of an artist, but many believe that exposing your kids to music from a young age can lead to gaining a very important tool for self discovery. Aside from that, if they are really into it, it might also turn into a very successful career path.
That being said, many parents are confused as to what instrument would fit their child better. Each instrument brings a whole world to explore and can shape up the kid in different ways, evoking different traits of their personality, growing and nurturing them. Let’s take a look at some of the easies instruments that kids can get into early on.
Of course, it would make no sense to leave the guitar out of the equation. The guitar is probably one of the easiest instruments a kid can pick up. Make no mistake in believing that anyone can become a string master overnight. It takes years of practice and exploration to get on the same level as the most world renowned players. But all that aside it can be very fun and easy for children to pick up the basics. They won’t be Hendrix reborn, but they’ll be able to play some songs and sound quite good after a couple weeks of practice. Choosing between an electric guitar and an acoustic guitar is up to you and the kind of genres you want your child to explore. Electric guitars bring on the rock, jazz music, blues and even metal. Acoustic guitar embrace country and folk music, but also bluegrass and even classical music. This guide to finding the best acoustic guitars can set you on your way if you don’t have any knowledge in the field.
The piano is an instrument that can be heard in many different genres and can be a valuable asset in the future. Piano music can be calm and relaxing or energizing and playful. Kids can learn to swap between these styles and master the piano from a young age.
The Violin is another popular instrument among kids especially for it size. Being so small lets kids physically get used to the instrument much easier. The violin is considered a very graceful instrument and would be suited for peaceful children with deep inner convictions which can be tapped into from a young age.