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CertifiKID Field Report: Music & Arts

Thinking about music lessons for your child, but unsure about adding yet another activity to your already hectic schedule? Whether you think you have the next Beethoven or Hendrix on your hands, or simply want to introduce your child to music, there are many benefits of music lessons that go well beyond learning how to play an instrument. Research has found that music instruction improves academic skills and test scores, increases IQ, develops discipline and organizational skills, boosts self esteem and encourages creativity and self-expression - just to name a few!

Now that we've convinced you to get your kids into music, you may be wondering where to start. All music teachers and lesson studios are not created equal. It can be challenging to find the right instructor for your child or your schedule. Luckily, we have done the leg work and research for you!

Music & Arts is the single largest provider of music lessons in the nation. They have 65 years of music lesson experience and teach over 1.5 million lessons each year! No matter where you're located, there's bound to be a Music & Arts Lesson Studio near you

What sets Music & Arts apart is their team of highly quality, hand picked instructors and customized lesson approach - no one-size-fits-all lessons here! When you partner with them for your child's music education, you will receive a university-trained, background-checked instructor that is particularly suited and qualified to teach the age, musical genre, learning style and ability level of your student. And Music & Arts instructors make learning FUN and EXCITING because they are all passionate about what they do.

Music & Arts specializes in helping busy families fit music education into their schedules with flexible lesson times and a family-friendly studio environment. Parents are always welcome to sit in on their child's lessons and encouraged to communicate with instructors about their student's progress and lesson plans. And BONUS, students also enjoy membership benefits like 10% off accessories and 20% off sheet music and books in Music & Arts retail stores.

For the entire weekend on July 14th - 16th, 2017, Music & Arts is opening up the doors to every store location* and inviting students, parents, musicians and educators to check out their Lesson Studio. This National Open House Lesson Event will include open mic performances, free beginner guitar lessons and free consultations with instructors. This is a great way to check out Music & Arts first hand with no obligation. You can RSVP for this free event here.

If you're still on the fence about whether lessons at Music & Arts is for right for your family, watch this video to learn more.

*Excludes non-lesson locations: San Antonio, TX; Mamaroneck, NY; Paramus, NJ; Monroe, NY and Olympia, WA.


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