For further information please research websites for information about choice of instrument generated by parent groups and other organisations.
This advice is from PageWise Inc
This advice is from Music-Tutors-UK.com, the musicians home page
This advice is from Creative Child online
This advice comes from Mom Central
Highly recommended reading:
Raising Musical Kids: great ideas to help your child develop a love for music by Patrick Kavanaugh - published by Vine Books, Servant Publications, Ann Arbor, Michigan. The book is available from Koorong in Blackburn South, or call in at the Music Office at Kew.