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WHY STUDY MUSIC?

Below are articles that reinforce why studying art, and especially music, contributes to a life filled with success.

Can music make you smarter?  James May and the “Head Squeeze” staff comes up with some brilliant answers:

http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20130807-can-music-make-you-smarter

Is Music the Key to Success?  What do Condoleeza Rice, Woody Allen and Alan Greenspan all have in common?

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/13/opinion/sunday/is-music-the-key-to-success.html?_r=1&

“Music Education Tied to Higher Test Scores” – A new Canadian study suggests music lessons may in fact have wide-ranging intellectual benefits

http://www.salon.com/2013/08/27/we_should_all_become_a_band_geeks_partner/

Sir Ken Robinson makes an entertaining and profoundly moving case for creating an education system that nurtures (rather than undermines) creativity.

http://www.ted.com/talks/ken_robinson_says_schools_kill_creativity.html

Sir Ken Robinson speaks on the importance of creativity and school culture, a comparison of the American system of education to Finland and why “industrialized Education systems” don’t work.

http://www.ted.com/talks/ken_robinson_how_to_escape_education_s_death_valley.html