Kids

Educational

"Music gives students the opportunity to learn to creatively solve problems because many times in music there isn't a clear-cut answer."

Cognitive

"The arts help students learn to give and receive constructive criticism, pay attention to fine detail and appreciate aesthetic qualities."

Educational

"Research continues to indicate that music education supports creative problem solving and working towards common goals in group settings. These are critical, lifelong skills."

Educational

"It's all connected to how we view the arts, what we imagine the arts are, who we imagine as an artist and what we imagine the purpose of art to be."

Educational

"It's incredibly important to keep music in the schools as well as all the arts. Kids need to be exposed to music as early as possible. As in all the arts it creates an outlet for their creativity."

Educational

Music education develops children’s critical skills: their ability to listen, to appreciate a wide variety of music, and to make judgments about musical quality. It also increases self-discipline, creativity, aesthetic sensitivity and fulfillment. 

Educational

Scientific research has proven that music education is a powerful tool for attaining children’s full intellectual, social, and creative potential.

Social

"Music allows us to communicate humanity to each other. It models the value of diversity in ways you don't readily see in other parts of our lives."

Educational

"Let’s give every child the chance to learn an instrument. Let them act and paint and write poetry, too, but learning to read and play music gives you access to a new language, other worlds. It is one of the greatest gifts, along with security and self-belief and simple love, that a child can be given."

Cognitive

“The rehabilitative effect of music is undeniable, it’s amazing and incredibly moving what it does for all sorts of people."

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