School Music Participation Helps Math And English

An analysis of data from the National Educational Longitudinal Study of 1988 demonstrated a significant correlation between participation in school music groups and achievement in math and English. ~ Broh, B. A. (2002). Linking extracurricular programming to academic...
Director Tips – Stephanie O’Brian

Director Tips – Stephanie O’Brian

Stephanie O’Brian, Band Director at Barr-Reeve schools offers a tip for young directors in finding comfort, acceptance and happiness in your career. She also discusses her “Festival of Bands” project, as well as the role of her band in a small school community...

Students In The Arts Are More Cooperative

A Columbia University study revealed that students in the arts are found to be more cooperative with teachers and peers, more self-confident and better able to express their ideas. ~ Burton, J., Horowitz, R., Abeles, H. Champions of Change, Arts Education Partnership,...