Music Truths Posts

Why I Must Study Politics And War

“I must study politics and war, that my sons may study mathematics and philosophy…in order to give their children the right to study painting, poetry, music and architecture.”
~ John Q. Adams

The Arts Are An Essential Element Of Education

“The arts are an essential element of education, just like reading, writing, and arithmetic…music, dance, painting, and theater are all keys that unlock profound human understanding and accomplishment.”
~ William Bennett, Former US Secretary of Education

The Creative Arts Are The Measure And Reflection Of Our Civilization

“The creative arts are the measure and reflection of our civilization. They offer many children an opportunity to see life with a larger perspective…The moral values we treasure are reflected in the beauty and truth that is emotionally transmitted through the arts. The arts say something about us to future generations.”
~ Ann P. Kahn, Former President of The National PTA

The Skills Gained Through Sequential Music Instruction Are Vital For Success In The 21st Century

The skills gained through sequential music instruction, including discipline and the ability to analyze, solve problems, communicate and work cooperatively, are vital for success in the 21st century workplace.
~ U.S. House of Representatives, Concurrent Resolution 355, March 6, 2006

Music Education Equips People To Be Better Team Players

Seven in ten Americans (71%) say that the learnings and habits from music education equips people to be better team players in their careers.
~ The Harris Poll®, July 2014