As with every discipline, consistency is key. It’s no surprise that students’ reading and math levels drop over the summer holidays. We could also compare learning music to exercising. If you’ve been working out regularly for the past 10 months and decide to take 2 months off, would you expect to be in the same shape when you resume exercising? The same thing is true for learning music. You (and your child) have worked hard over the year and achieved many learning goals, with two months off, you can imagine that there will be a lot of catching up to do.