Advocacy Point

“Playing an instrument may help youngsters better process speech in noisy classrooms and more accurately interpret the nuances of language that are conveyed by subtle changes in the human voice…Cash-strapped school districts are making a mistake when they cut music from the K-12 curriculum.” 

Nina Kraus, Hugh Knowles Professor of Neurobiology, Physiology and Communication Sciences at Northwestern University and director of the Auditory Neuroscience Laboratory in Northwestern’s School of Communication

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One response to “Advocacy Point

  1. This is great information. Today, we discussed sound production, mathematical division of strings, balance, weight, tension…….I could go on and on and made music.

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