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The Benefits of Music Education

Why your child should study music

  • Exposure to music makes children smarter.
  • Children who take piano lessons are able to learn complex math problems earlier than those who’ve had no musical training.
  • Adults who studied music before the age of 12 had better memories for words than those who did not. – researchers at the Chinese University of Hong Kong
  • Significantly more of the brain is used during music making than previously thought. – Dr. Lawrence Parsons of the University of Texas – San Antonio
  • Rhythmic movement plays a critical role in the reading process – the ability to keep a steady beat – simply clapping hands rhythmically – figures prominently in cognitive development. – Phyllis Weikart the University of Michigan
  • Music training, specifically piano instruction, is far superior to computer instruction in dramatically enhancing children’s abstract reasoning skills necessary for learning math and science. – psychologist Dr. Frances Rauscher of the University of Wisconsin
  • Preschoolers have lots to gain from listening to music because it encourages movement. – Dr. Rosalie Pratt, Brigham Young University

Why your child should begin with Music For Young Children (MYC)

  • Because it’s fun!! (In addition to being of superior quality, very comprehensive, confidence building and a wonderful way to begin the study of music.)
  • Because the child and parent bond as a “music team” during lessons and that carries on at home during daily practice and other family activities.
  • Because this program provides musicianship training to young children and leads them directly to a minimum of ABRSM Grade 2 practical & Grade 3 theory level. It is the only child centered program to integrate keyboard, singing, ear training, sight reading, creative movement, rhythm, music theory and music composition.

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