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Why Music Education for All Students?

  • Students experience artistic ways of thinking about and expressing the world around them
  • Nourishes the process of learning which includes:
    • Sensory integration
    • Attention
    • Critical thinking
    • Emotional maturity
    • Motor capacities
  • Engages the left and right brain
  • Builds and strengthens connections between brain cells
  • Improves memory and the ability to differentiate sounds and speech
  • Develops critical thinking and leadership skills
  • Fosters self-esteem and the ability to work cooperatively in teams
  • It is FUN!!!

All Great Valley Academy students in grades kindergarten - 6th participate in music instruction. Students in 7th & 8th grades may participate in music through elective coursework.