I have come across this fantastic BBC website which has some great bullet points about the benefits of music. Music and it benefits have been highly researched at the results are in, Please read below some of the benefits Music has
|Why Music Matters |
Music benefits every aspect of development
|Music is catching. Soon after my child took up playing the piano, I took up the violin.|
|Harry Bisham, Parent|
|Music helps us to make sense of the world. Through sound we can give an expressive shape to our experience. It is a pleasure and a joy for its own sake. The National Curriculum for music says, "As an integral part of culture, past and present, it helps pupils understand themselves and relate to others, forging important links between the home, school and the wider world." |
Recent research emphasises the benefits of learning music:
I also read an interesting statistic that 33% of all Medical Doctors have had some form of formal music training as a child. Whether that be a musical instrument or singing instruction. Music should be brought back in to be a part of the everyday curriculum in schools and Early Childhood Centres. Let's expect the best for our children.