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Music Education and Brain Development





Music Education and Math/Spatial Reasoning




Music Education and Reading/Verbal Skills







Music Education and Academic Achievement







Music Education and Successful Schools





Music Education and Social and Emotional Development




  • Chorus America found that choral singers are far more likely to be involved in charity work, as volunteers and as donors (76 %), than the average person (44% according to a 2001 report by Independent Sector). Choral singers are also more than twice as likely as non-participants to be aware of current events and involved in the political process. They are also twice as likely as the general public to be major consumers of other arts – and not just music.
    America’s Performing Art: A Study of Choruses, Choral Singers, and their Impact (Chorus Impact Study, 2003).



Does Music Really Affect Academic Achievement?

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