In order to achieve the benefits of social interaction through a music literacy, an individual should achieve musical literacy in the way that best fits them. For example, if a person does not enjoy learning music on the tuba, they may better enjoy learning the clarinet, or even singing in a choir. By participating in playing one of these instruments, a student can become more focused, and then reap the benefits of the socialization of a musical community.
In conclusion, a literacy in music is important for socialization within a community, because it allows people to relate to one another, and develop positive relationships. It also helps contribute to a person's sense of positive well-being, and helps individuals to become part of something that is bigger than themselves. While some may argue that the spreading of music with negative lyrics and messages could be detrimental to a community, musical literacy is much more than a person's ability to listen to music, but is how a person is able to interpret it and understand it themselves.
Furthermore, being a part of a musically literate community is beneficial, and every person at least once in their lives should allow themselves the experience of learning music and becoming a part of a musical group, such as a band.
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