Recommended for adults and children from age 7
Whatever your age lessons on a wind instrument such as this will bring the player a sense of enjoyment, achievement and well-being. Many adults are beginning to play wind instruments as a way of relaxing after a busy day. There are opportunities to join local ensembles, bands and orchestras too, making it a social activity. Playing a Flute or Clarinet piece by Mozart, a folk tune you love or Jazz music can slow the heart rate, eliminate stress and give great personal pleasure.
Children love playing wind instruments because of the wide range of pieces and styles available and also the myriad of opportunities there are to play and perform with others. Just about every pop band, folk group and classical ensemble includes wind instruments, not to mention jazz bands and big bands, so you are always in demand! Learning a wind instrument can help alleviate asthma and can enhance skills in mathematics, memory, concentration, resilience and creativity.