Book DescriptionChildren are musical by nature, whether tooting toy instruments, clapping their hands, or banging wooden blocks. Parents who want to nurture those healthy musical tendencies will delight in THE HARMONIOUS CHILDs practical, friendly,and knowledgeable advice. In this comprehensive guide, Stella Saperstein and Beth Luey walk you through the basics of finding the right instrument and instructor for your child, the ins and outs of music lessons, and successful ways to manage your childs practice time. They also discuss marching band, orchestra, and recitalseven the possibility of a musical career for your child. With a thorough list of resources and a glossary, this guide will help you encourage your child to channel that joyful ruckus into beautiful music.