Where would the world be without Art & Music? They are woven into every human life and are fundamental to nearly every culture that has ever existed. The art and music industries themselves have evolved beyond entertainment and religious ceremony to therapy and health treatments. Colleges and universities have responded to the need for dedicated professionals in these fields by offering an array of programs and concentrations.
Do we need music education programs in schools? Since scientists Raucher and Shaw first introduced the Mozart Effect in a 1993 issue of Nature magazine, the effects of music on students’ brains have been heavily researched and documented. For many years beforehand, music education had been viewed as optional, or “elective,” in contrast to core subjects like [...]