Press Packer Christopher thinks that everyone should learn how to play a musical instrument.
He plays the guitar and thinks that learning an instrument can help build your confidence and overcome shyness.
"I think learning a musical instrument is really important.
It's really great because it makes you more
confident in front of an
It really helps if you're shy.
Playing to an audience
The instrument that I play is
I have to practise a lot so that I am
good when I play in front of my teacher.
I have played it in
assembly at school and I
thought it was cool.
Learning through listening
Also, learning to play an instrument helps you to concentrate more.
It really helps your listening skills which means you can learn more when you're at school. So, it helps you get a better education too!
Leave the sofa!
gives you something to do. It stops you just sitting in
front of the TV all the time.
Finally, learning an instrument means that one day you
might get to play in a band, which would be cool!"
Christopher, 9, Hertfordshire
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