Ben Yoder – Director Spotlight

Ben Yoder – Director Spotlight

For our final installment of the Director Spotlight for the month, we offer you the full interview with Ben Yoder, Orchestra Director at Hamilton Southeastern Intermediate and Junior High School. We hope you enjoy this edition of the spotlight!

Music Students Score Higher On SAT

The College Entrance Examination Board found that students involved in public school music programs scored 107 points higher on the SAT’s than students with no participation. ~ Profiles of SAT and Achievement Test Takers, The College Board, compiled by the Music...

Music Study Enhances Reasoning Skills

A study at the University of California at Irvine demonstrated that young kids who participated in music instruction showed dramatic enhancements in abstract reasoning skills. In fact, researchers have found neural firing patterns that suggest that music may hold the...