Lots of parents (myself included) are spending many hours home schooling our children, however the quality of this learning can be somewhat hit and miss. Maths for example is taught using lots of different strategies to when most parents were at school meaning that our best efforts could be detrimental to their learning. This is where the arts come into their own. Music education need not stop and actually can at this time be vital to the general well being and growth of a child.
This article in the Guardian talks about how the shut down could widen the gap in ability and understanding. Click to read more.