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  • Music Education

    Music education has been widely considered as dispensable for some time, making music programs the target of numerous budget cuts and possible complete removal from schools. Despite the large debate over the inclusion of music education in schools, research has found that musical training can improve various cognitive processes and skills, such as the development of language, reasoning, pattern recognition, and memory. Along with musical perception, musical cognition is actively constructed by the listener, as opposed to being passively transferred from the performer to the listener (Iyer, 159). This paper examines the relationship between music and perceptions, emotional responses, and cognitive processes. In order to understand the relationship…

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  • Music And Music: The Importance Of Music Education

    book Who needs Classical Music, Johnson holds to the view that musical literacy is undeveloped; music education is far from comprehensibility and neutral ; focusing on immediacy is not a way to understand artworks. To a large extent, I agree with him because there is a phenomenon of people seeing music as more of an entertainment that provide them immediate enjoyment than taking it seriously and understanding it through a comprehensive way. Johnson compares literacy of reading with musical…

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  • The Influence Of Music In Education

    Music can influence and strengthen a child 's mind through learning to play an instrument. Music has been around for thousands of years, nearly every civilization that ever existed had some form of music. Recent studies have shown incredible benefits for people who learn to play a musical instrument. These benefits should be utilized in school to achieve a higher standard of education. The school board in Bullhead City should require Coyote Canyon Elementary school to have a music class for…

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  • Definition Essay: The Importance Of Music Education

    Music education. There are various definitions of the word, but what is my definition? Music education is a way of life. People go out into the world with a specific calling just waiting for them to guide towards a brighter future. It may come instantly for some, but others it will take awhile. Sometimes people are surrounded by music their entire life which can influence them to follow in their family members footsteps. However, others, including myself, have wanted to go out into the world…

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  • The Benefits Of Music Education

    Music has been essential for everyday life for many people. Many people listen to music while waiting for the bus, hiking or driving in a car. Some people even have the talent to read music and play instruments. These multi-talented-gifted people are referred to as musicians and artists. Music has been in society for ages, but does music benefit a student? Does it promote success in academics? Enormous amounts of research has been conducted from scientist and universities to prove that music…

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  • Benefits Of Music Education

    Victor Hugo once said "music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent." The ability to play an instrument is such a beautiful outlet to get emotions out and to let your creative juices flow. Music is such a huge factor in many people 's life, and the happiness it bring, should be spread to as many people as possible. It lets people express themselves as freely as they can; there are no limitations to what they can play. Who is better to give to than our…

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  • The Importance Of Music Education In Music Schools

    wouldn’t have torn his ACL. That is why sports are dangerous. That is why music education is a vital part of schooling and should take precedence over sports.…

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  • Essay On The Benefits Of Music Education

    “I would teach children music, physics, and philosophy; but most importantly music, for the patterns in music and all the arts are the keys to learning.” – Plato. Is music education important in public schools? There are many reasons why it is important. One is, the effect music has on the brain/mind when listening to music, and the feelings of accomplishment when playing an instrument or singing. There are many benefits to Music Education and music classes in public schools. Can a music…

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  • The Importance Of Music In Musical Education

    the nervous system to create a better learner and help offset this academic gap”. Often times, music is used for memorization. Teachers have set uninteresting things to music, such as the Preamble, to music so students will remember it. However, setting facts to music is not the only way music increases learning. In a study done by E. Glenn Schellenberg from the University of Toronto at Mississauga, discovered higher IQs in six-year-olds who received weekly voice and piano lessons. The resulting…

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  • German Music Education

    how the music curriculum in Germany is created and utilized in a classroom setting so I can apply those strategies into my future classroom. What I plan to do with this grant is to travel throughout Germany and visit elementary schools, high school classrooms and a community music school to learn how or if they incorporate music into their education. During my research, I want to discover how music education has changed over time. Another plan is to learn if there are specific genres of music or…

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