Why Music?

Benefits of Music Education

Scientific studies show that music training develops body, mind and spirit, and correlates with academic achievement and success in many other fields.

Studies show enhancement in: brain development & plasticity, spatial reasoning, verbal memory, linguistic ability, organization, pattern recognition, collaboration, creativity, sensitivity, social skills, discipline, time management, motor skills, hand-eye coordination, sensory awareness, problem solving, concentration, expression, self-confidence, open-mindedness, overcoming fears, increasing positive affect & generating endorphins, taking risks, understanding our culture and other cultures.

Performing, composing, and listening to music are intrinsically joyful, rewarding and satisfying activities. Music training is a predictor of success in life. These benefits exist across all socioeconomic levels.

An Overview of Current Neuroscience Research on The Benefits of Music Education can be found here