Details: This poster shows a black and white photo of an older man playing an clarinet. The man is playing a wooden clarinet, and the boy is holding a metal clarinet, which were popular in the day. Watching him intently is his pupil, a young boy, also holding an clarinet.
Music lessons are formal instruction in learning to play an instrument, or improving one's technique and proficiency. Elements including in music lessons include posture and style, and music theory. Technical exercises, such as scales and rhythms help improve a student's technique. The teacher will give the student a set of pieces of slowly increasing difficulty. These can help inspire qualities such as expressiveness and musicianship.