I was recently reading an article by the National Association for Music Education. Click here to read it yourself. They list beliefs about young children and musically appropriate musical experiences and I'd like to explore some of them here.
"All children have musical potential. Every child has the potential for successful, meaningful interactions with music."
I've commented on this before, but I definitely believe that all children are wired to love and enjoy music and all children have musical potential. I have had the privilege of being part of the musical journey of many families and never ceases to bring warmth to my heart when I see children's response to classical music. They just love it!
This article also lists some qualities of the adults in charge of providing these musical experiences to young children. "These persons should: