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Posted 20 May 2019 - 10:41 PM
Learning music has benefits across a wide range of other disciplines. In a nutshell it's really, really good for your brain development, because you have to connect so many disparate things together to do it.
I'd try to persuade her to continue at least until the end of the year. I'd also try to work out, beyond the friend thing, why she is not enjoying it as much. Is she doing enough practise to being making progress? Does she like the pieces she is playing? Does she like her teacher and the band conductor?
Posted 20 May 2019 - 11:54 PM
I’m not really sure why so many people are suggesting that quitting band means quitting music. Surely that’s something she can pursue without the band? If the main reason she liked band and now wants to quit band is her friends then can’t she have her social life AND her music in private lessons or something?
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