“Music…gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and charm and gaiety to life and to everything.” – Plato Learning to play a musical instrument as an adult can be a daunting task. Feeling as though you have bricks for hands and mush for brains is not, I am told, an uncommon trait for someone coming to the party so late in their lives. But the reward is infinitely worth it.