Post for Kids who (Might) Play Music

My husband and I are musicians. And we’re parents. When we are onstage, we do our best to really be ON stage. But all our “backstage” experiences with our son (our little frog) deeply affect who we are as people, thus musicians. Recent insights:

Music is a big part of our family life, so our son Nigel regularly attends concerts, rehearsals, and hears recordings. Already he enjoys dancing and drumming. Down the road, it will be fun to see if he is drawn to play music. In case he does (and can use encouragement for his music studies), here's what I might say to him... and to his older friends, some of whom are already accomplished young musicians:
Got other thoughts for all the great musical kids out there? Please share!

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