FACTS ABOUT MUSIC EDUCATION

"Children who received music lessons showed improved language-based reasoning and the ability to plan, organize and complete tasks, as well as improved academic achievement," says Dr Jaschke. "This suggests that the cognitive skills developed during music lessons can influence children's cognitive abilities in completely unrelated subjects, leading to overall improved academic performance. ScienceDaily, 26 March 2018.... read more

"Regardless of socioeconomic status or school district, students (3rd graders) who participate in high-quality music programs score higher on reading and spelling tests.... read more

"Music majors are the most likely group of college grads to be admitted to medical school. ~ Lewis Thomas, Case for Music in the Schools, Phi Delta Kappa.... read more

"There is no argument against the concept that musical education can have immensely positive effects for your child. What is rarely outlined however by the proponents of this wisdom, are some tangible, concrete examples of these positive effects. .... read more

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