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    How To Make Your Kids Smarter: 10 Steps Backed By Science

    1) Music Lessons....         Read the Full Article by clicking HERE
    Mental Practice for Musicians is a real thing, and it can help band students improve in less time! 
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    "There is growing evidence that when you study a musical instrument, it changes the way your brain processes sound, including the sound of speech, in ways that are good for you: better hearing in noise, better vocal emotion recognition, and so on."
         School Band and Orchestra Magazine October 2012
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  • Music Advocacy:

    A great article explaining why music needs to be a cornerstone of education -
    From the October 2012 School Band and Orchestra Magazine: Scientific studies have concluded that "students who reported a high level of involvement with learning a musical instrument had significantly higher levels of mathematics proficiency by grade 12 than those who did not study music" and "students involved in music also score higher at standardized tests as well as reading proficiency exams."
    "We believe strongly that music education can help break down barriers that exist for our students...it is clear to us that a student who has an outlet to express themselves musically is more likely to do well in school." -Dr. Carol Johnson, Superintendent, Boston Public Schools
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