Why Study Music?

Science has shown that music is excellent for development the brain.

Learn more about the exciting way in which music helps to develop the brain here:

Did you Know?

  • Preschoolers who studied piano performed 34% better in spatial and temporal reasoning ability than preschoolers who spent the same amount of time learning to use computers and 80% higher on object-assembly tests than students at the same pre-school who did not have the music lessons. (Rauscher & Shaw. As reported in Symphony, Sept.-Oct. 1996 & Neurological Research, February 1997).
  • In a study of medical school applicants, 66% of the music majors who applied to medical school were admitted, the highest percentage of any group- only 44% of the biochemistry were admitted! ( Lewis Thomas. As reported in the Phi Delta Kappan, February 1995).
  • Students who study music scored higher on both the verbal and math portions of the SAT than did non-music students ( College Entrance Examinations Boards. As reported in Symphony, 1996).