Music = Better Everything!
Undoubtedly, the most important reason to learn music is to make music. Nonetheless, there are oodles of educational by-products from studying music that simply cannot be ignored. These include larger vocabularies, more advanced reading skills, better memory, and higher test scores. In addition, there are improved reasoning, creative thinking, and problem solving skills. Kids in musical groups like band and choir also develop teamwork skills, self-discipline, self-esteem, and they know how to reach short and long term goals. Talk about transferable skills to every academic subject!