Why Music? Music is an integral part of our everyday lives, yet we have a very limited knowledge of it. Music Empowers Foundation believes that by funding music programs that clearly foster an appreciation for music, children will reap the benefits of improved academic performance, awakened creativity, heightened self-esteem, and an overall sense of accomplishment. Study after study proves that regardless of socioeconomic background, music- making students do better in school than those who have no music involvement. Whether it is improved spatial-temporal reasoning, which is integral to math, or repetition of tunes and melodies, which is integral to verbal […]
Our kids are living in a world of immense changes, of growing complexity, of growing interconnection, and we therefore have to ask ourselves what sort of education do our children need to flourish in this world. Sir Ken Robinson, the author, adviser and leading thinker on creativity advocates a radical rethink of our global educational systems. Click to read article and watch video.