Music"Creativity and artistic endeavors have a mission that goes far beyond just making music for the sake of music."--Herbie HancockDid you know…
-Young children who take music lessons show different brain development and improved memory over the course of a year than do children who do not receive musical training.
-Music education is linked to improved verbal skills, memory, literacy, visuospatial processing, mathematics, and higher IQ.NPR: “Music Education in Public Schools Gets a Passing Grade”
PBS: “The Benefits of Music Education”
Do Something: “11 Facts about Music Education”
National Association for Music Education: “The Benefits of the Study of Music”Honor Chorus Listening LinksSpring 2015"Hand Me Down My Silver Trumpet"