Learning to play a musical instrument teaches students so many life skills, such as learning to listen, how to set and reach goals, and how to solve problems. In addition to life skills, science is showing the positive effect of music lessons on the brain.
Check out this article: Science Just Discovered Something Amazing About What Childhood Piano Lessons Did to You.
You don’t need to become a professional musician to reap the benefits of music lessons. If you are already taking lessons, I encourage you to stick with it. If you are considering taking lessons, go for it. It can be a rewarding experience, and a side benefit is your brain will thank you.