The information in this section provides helpful guidance for selecting an instrument, teacher and good listening habits.
How can I help my child benefit from music?
Children can gain enormously through the study of classical music, from learning to think creatively to imagining solutions to complex problems.
Selecting a Musical Instrument
Find that one instrument whose sound thrills your child, but remember the size of your car’s trunk!
Where Can I Find a Teacher for Private Lessons?
What to look for and which questions to ask any potential music teacher. Practicing tips for creating a successful practice environment for musicians and parents.
Guided Listening Teaching Tips
A few helpful hints from Dr. Kay Edwards, Miami University
Soothing Music for Your Young Child
Try playing some of these classical favorites at naptime or bedtime.