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Music Matters: A New Report from the AEP

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Sep 29, 2011

Beyond the intrinsic value of music to cultures worldwide, education in music has benefits for young people that transcend the musical domain. The Arts Education Partnership (AEP) reviewed an extensive body of research to identify high-quality, evidence-based studies that document student learning outcomes associated with an education in and through music. Music Matters: How Music Education Helps Students Learn, Achieve and Succeed was prepared by the AEP with support from the Quincy Joans Musiq Consortium.  Music Matters shows conclusively that music education: equips students to learn, facilitates student academic achievement, and develops creative capacities for lifelong sucess.

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