Today too many children are born into communities that don't grant them access to music education. This not only affects how they learn but who they will become later in life. The arts, and more specifically music, are a fundamental backbone of a child's ability and desire to learn as well as an indispensable force for change in the world.
Studies have shown that students who are involved in the arts are:
Children who are taught music as part of their curriculum are:
A child’s access to music education inspires them to become leaders, makes them better communicators and creates stronger more productive members of society.
So why wouldn't we want them to learn music?
(source: Americans for the Arts, Save the Music Foundation)