Quotes about the value of Music

"Early Music training seems to shape the young brain, strengthening the neural connections and perhaps establishing new ones." -Dr. Frances Rauscher

"To grow into builders and enlighteners, children need to find healthy ways to express who they are and what they're feeling. And, I think of music as one language that can be extremely helpful to such expression. Through music, we can deal with our thoughts and feelings: those interior things that really matter to us." -Fred Rogers, Mister Rogers' Neighborhood (holds a degree in music composition from Rollins College)

"Musical training is a more potent instrument than any other (for education) because rhythm and harmony find their way into the inward places of the soul, on which they mightily fasten, imparting grace." -Plato

"There is nothing to it- you only have to hit the right note at the right time, and the instrument plays itself." -Johann Sebastian Bach

"Music enhances the education of our children by helping them to make connections and broadening the depth with which they think and feel. If we are to hope for a society of culturally literate people, music must be a vital part of our children's education." -Yo-Yo Ma, Cellist

"I wish all of the students I taught in my 42 years of teaching had had Kindermusik. They not only learn music but they learn to follow instructions and to cooperate with each other."
-Herbert Hazleman, Retired Band Director, Greenboro, NC
Grandfather of Kindermusik Student

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