Opportunities to play and hear different instruments has numerous benefits for your choir members. Here are three notable ones:
Benefits of Including Instruments
1. It helps singers be actively and creatively involved in the music-making process.
We learn by doing, by moving, by experimenting. For children, music is a form of play, and interacting with it by singing, moving, clapping, and playing instruments only deepens their experience.
2. It gives singers an opportunity to connect and engage with music in new ways.
The chance to experiment and try new things is a crucial part of the music-learning process, for learners of all ages. For children, clapping and playing instruments gives them an opportunity to improvise and even compose their own rhythm patterns and short melodies.