Are There Really Benefits of Music Education?
Despite serious reductions in funding for arts programs in public schools, there is a great need for studying music. Band, orchestra, and choir all offer students a chance to work together in a social and intellectual group setting and excel at complex tasks.
The trick for parents is to enroll their children in high quality programs and assist them in purchasing high quality instruments. There are indeed many benefits to be realized from a musical education and a quick reference guide is listed below.
Playing a Musical Instrument Can
Tony Bancroft, Music Teacher and Author of 'Growing Your Musician: A Practical Guide for Band and Orchestra Parents' assists parents in developing their musical children. He is an alumni of Yale University and UCLA. He can be reached at www.growingyourmusician.com