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Gain confidence in your musical abilities by turning to Dudley's B Sharp Academy. For more than 25 years, we have helped students and artists hone their skills. Our professional instructors can train you in many areas, including vocals. Receive a high-quality music education in Washington, D.C., by signing up for our different programs. We'll work with you to perfect your talents.

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5 Benefits of Learning Music

Music is surely one of the greatest discoveries made by humans. There is nothing in the world that is perhaps more positive than music. Its powers are truly remarkable. And the best part is that it takes little to be devoted towards music, just your voice. Training in music from childhood can have many benefits. However, one can start learning at absolutely any age. Here are 5 benefits of learning music.

1. Social Advantages
Music is one of the primary elements that bond people. No matter whatever language differences or cultural differences there are among people, music has a universal appeal that brings different people together. It teaches us to always know and be inclusive of other cultures. Music can be a tension-breaker in any social situation. It can even act as an ice-breaker in case of conversations. At social gatherings, one gains much attention as well as respect from others if they can sing or play any musical instrument.

2. Academic Excellence
Learning music can enhance a child’s academic career as well. It increases good listening skills, reading skills, boosts memory. To attain a proper education just knowing the syllabus is not sufficient, one needs to be engaged in extra-curricular activities as well. These add extra credits, as well as open up the child’s view to education as being all-encompassing. Therefore, music lessons can help a student become a part of the multiple extra-curricular activities arranged in his/her academic institution.

3. Mental Health Development
Music not only helps with academic skills, the knowledge of music can increase a person’s engagement with the world as well. Music harmonizes one’s individual experience of life with the rest of the world, with the natural world. As recent music therapies prove, music goes a long way towards improving mental health conditions. Learning music can soothe many of the stresses, worries anyone living in the 21st-century modern world has to endure. Music always has a positive effect on the mind and therefore as a result on the body as well.

4. Discipline
Any art form has its own discipline. Music above all functions on the basis of notes and keys that never fall out of its disciplined system. Also, truly mastering the art of music requires regular rigorous practice. Inculcating that kind of discipline in one’s daily life, may improve their personal discipline and patience in all other aspects of life as well. If instilled from an early formative age, it can very well benefit one in adult life.

5. Self-esteem
Last but not the least, knowing music can truly boost your self-esteem. If you are in a social situation where you might have felt inferior, your skill of music would definitely increase your confidence in yourself enabling you to handle that situation better. Music can win hearts far more easily than words or gestures. If you have the power of music, you already hold the power to people’s hearts. Therefore, learn your music lessons dc very well and there is no end to the positive benefits this learning can have; as Shakespeare said, “If music be the fruit of love, play on.”

Learn About Dudley's B Sharp Academy

Dudley's B Sharp Academy is a reputable music school with locations in Washington, DC, and Glenn Dale, Maryland. We offer music lessons to adults and children who want to play instruments correctly. Our friendly instructors take a student-centered approach to teaching. We encourage our students to become better artists by providing individualized training.

Our top priority is to get you performance-ready. This is why we offer a special program to help students prepare for church and school events and contests. We'll work with you to develop your stage presence and more.

As a nonprofit organization, we enjoy giving back to our community. Our team completes a lot of community work to bring different people together.

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Thank you for your interest. Please reach out with questions or comments using the information below. We look forward to hearing from you.

(202) 899-5810

Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday: 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Saturday: 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Sunday: Closed

2101 Rhode Island Ave NE
Washington, DC 20018

11415 Old Pond Drive
Glenn Dale, MD 20769

Service Area
Washington, DC;
Glenn Dale & Bowie, MD

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