WHY MUSIC EDUCATION MATTERS

Participation in a broad arts and music curriculum is central to both the academic and social development of our youth, and the data backs it up.

72%

less likely to drop out.

Enhanced

problem solving skills.

Improved

language processing.

Better

decision making.

As of 2011,

1.3 million children in the United States do not have access to music education. This is despite the growing number of benefits being discovered every day, including: