Music Benefits Include Invaluable Skills

More benefits of music for children include learning cooperation, sharing, compromise, creativity, and concentration – skills that become invaluable as they enter school, face new challenges, and begin to form new friendships and develop social skills. ~ © 2015...

Music Participation Improves Student Reading Scores

Researchers found that after two years, children who not only regularly attended music classes, but also actively participated in the class, showed larger improvements in how the brain processes speech and reading scores than their less-involved peers. ~ Nina Kraus,...

Music Is An Important Education Component

Eight in 10 teachers and more than seven in 10 parents believe the number of minutes of music education required every week is an important quality component. ~ NAMM Foundation and Grunwald Associates LLC (2015). Striking a Chord: The Public’s Hopes and Beliefs...

Teens See Music As Social Glue

Teens see music as their “social glue” and as a bridge for building acceptance and tolerance for people of different ages and cultural backgrounds. ~ Presentation to U.S. Congress, 2007, Washington D.C. (Invited and arranged by the National Association of...

Music Is An Educational Power

It is said that the state of mankind improves through music; music not only trains but educates individuals and makes them fit for a life of community. Music is spiritual and mental food, an edifying and educational power. In comparison with sports (the motion of...