New Research Highlights Benefits of Music Education

The University of British Columbia published news in emerging research on the benefits of music education. 

According to a new study,"high school students who take music courses score significantly better on math, science and English exams than their non-musical peers." The study outlines particular benefits of musical instruction for students, including information retention, hand-eye-coordination, literacy skills, and overall improved academic perfomance. 

Researchers hope that this study promotes the importance of musical education, in a time when many districts and administrators are cutting funding for the arts. 

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Published: July 03, 2019