What We Do
Why Music Education
Research has proven that access to a quality music education engages students in the classroom and increases graduation rates; improves early cognitive development, math and reading skills; enhances learning in other core subjects; develops critical thinking and leadership skills and fosters self-esteem and the ability to work cooperatively in teams.
Please take a look at the links below:
Strait, Slater, O’Connell, Kraus - Music training relates to the development of neural mechanisms of selective auditory attention. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience.
Kraus, Strait - Emergence of biological markers of musicianship with school-based music instruction. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences.
Kraus, Slater - Music and language: relations and disconnections. in The Human Auditory System: Fundamental Organization and Clinical Disorders, 3rd Series.
Skoe, Krizman, Spitzer, Kraus - Prior experience biases subcortical sensitivity to sound patterns. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience.
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