Essay On Music Education

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In addition to less-than-perfect facilities, the music program at my high school also had a number of students with special needs, which some would see as a drawback but I saw as an asset. They always told us that music class was always the best part of their days, and the enthusiasm that they brought to performances and rehearsals pushed the rest of us in the class that much further. This is another special element that music education continues to bring to the academic table in a very unique way. Sadly, most students with special needs will never be able to learn advanced mathematics or read beyond an elementary level. Many have poor social skills as well, and the combination of these learning disabilities prohibits a lot of these students from attaining an adult occupation when they reach the appropriate age. However, any human being, as I have already stated, has the ability to enjoy music and …show more content…
However, my role in the battle for its importance will never waver. Knowledge is one of the most important and often undervalued components of human existence, and education is its largest proprietor. We have successfully integrated this concept with the most emotional and indescribable form of expression: music. Why would we rid of one of man 's greatest uses of one of God 's creations? Music, I believe, is the most universal of anything that can be taught in schools; it is understood, even at the most basic level, by young and old, gifted and mentally disabled, and from everyone around the globe. I believe that, if more people (especially school administrators) adopt this notion into their belief system, then we will soon have many more young students filling out their "What I Want to Be When I Grow Up" assignments with professions such as "musician," "composer," and maybe even "music

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