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Benefits Of Music Education

Musical Education Encourages High Achievement

• Study of music and the arts encourages a suppleness of the mind, a toleration for ambiguity, a taste for nuance, and the ability to make trade-offs among alternative courses of action.

• The study of music helps students to think and work across traditional disciplines. They learn both to integrate knowledge and to "think outside the box."

• An education in music teaches student how to work together cooperatively.

• An education in music builds an understanding of diversity and the multi-cultural dimensions of our world.

• Music education is driven towards a goal and insists on the value of content, which helps students understand "quality" as a key value in life.

• A music education contributes to technological competence.

- Source: Business Week, October 28, 1996