Music Education Resources:

Music education resources for advocates, teachers and parents:

The following is an example of the power music has to advocate itself


A PERSONAL REFLECTION on "Music Education Resources":

Back in the spring of 2009, my wife and I were conducting a survey of parents in Park Slope, a fairly well-off neighborhood in Brooklyn. NY. We were investigating how the schools were doing. Our purpose was to determine the demand for tutors in math and English.

But we discovered instead something quite different; We found that the parents were wishing for, and even demanding that the existing schools restore education in MUSIC!

So, we did a bit more research and came up with this paradoxical fact, which you I'm sure already know: THERE IS SO MUCH FACTUAL INFORMATION WHICH PROVES HOW VITAL AND ESSENTIAL MUSIC EDUCATION IS, THAT YOU'D HAVE TO DELIBERATELY SHUT YOUR EYES TO NOT SEE IT!

Here's an example: The following PSA presents representative data from mainstream scientific research, massive statistical compilation by governmental agencies, thousands and thousands of academic records and numerous biographies of leading people in all fields [not only music]:


These videos compellingly and convincingly point up some irrefutable facts: MUSIC EDUCATION IS A 'CORE SUBJECT'. IT IS VITAL TO THE GROWTH AND SUCCESS OF THE INDIVIDUAL - IT IS ALSO ESSENTIAL TO THE TECHNOLOGICAL AND ECONOMIC STRENGTH OF THE SOCIETY

Let's USE these, and the other resources linked below. And let's restore music education to its rightful place in our culture!


Click here for MORE music education resources: statistics, case studies, databases, etc. to help YOU make your case for the vital necessity of music education.

A marvelous teacher and an exponent of music education: Rafe Esquith, and his class, THE HOBART SHAKESPEAREANS - Learn their story:

An marvelously adaptable & powerful approach to music education: Carl Orff's "SCHULWERK". Teachers and parents - Find out about it:

More evidence of music education's power to uplift lives - The Chorus of PS 22. Watch & Listen:

From the "GOLDEN AGE" of mass popular culture's respect for great music - LEONARD BERNSTEIN and his "YOUNG PEOPLE'S CONCERTS". Rediscover his generosity & genius:

Also please watch: SIR KENNETH ROBINSON on WHY MUSIC EDUCATION IS IMPORTANT:

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