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Music Prepares Us for Success

Amazon Web Services Director of Engineering David Borland shares how—even more than his degree in engineering—his music education set a solid foundation for his future. Through music, he developed work ethic, time management, grit, leadership, and teamwork.

Music Connects Us

Joyce explains that the best part of music is being a part of something bigger than yourself. And while Joyce plans to go to medical school, she knows music will always be part of her life. Music connects us all in a unique and powerful way. 

Music Brings People Together

Middle schooler Emma shares how music is like a language—you can tell a story with it. And while it teaches skills like focus and hard work, music also brings people together like a family. 

Musicians and Higher Test Scores

Music participation in high school linked to higher scores on English, math and science exams
The effect was observed among all types of high school music students, although it was stronger among those who played an instrument than among those who sang.

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TEDxSydney - Richard Gill - The Value of Music Education

Music educator Richard Gill argues the case for igniting the imagination through music and for making our own music. In this talk, he leads the TEDxSydney audience through some surprising illustrations of the relationship between music and our imagination.

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