Reading music is an essential skill for all musicians, regardless of the instrument they play. The ability to read music is essential for initiation into the world of community music-making and formal education. Under the right circumstances, it can be an easy skill to learn, but with frustratingly inaccurate charts on the web, and a lack of good tutorials online, it can be hard to know where to start.

What You must Believe?

However, there are many myths surrounding reading music that prevent some children from learning how to do it.

And you should not let yourself be fooled by these myths. So let us give you one that you can take off of your list.


Children who can’t read music don’t have a natural aptitude for it.


Anyone can learn how to read music with proper instruction. Truth is, being able to read music is an important skill that can boost test scores, language skills and general knowledge.