And 5, 6, 7, 8! If you’re like most people in the 21st century, there’s a good chance that when someone says they go to a conservatory or music school, you smile and nod and have absolutely no idea what
The Australian Bureau of Statistics shows children are mostly likely to start studying music between the ages of nine and 11.
Earlier this week, the VOICES conference featured two days of talks from science educators and communicators who use music to share ideas about science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).
85 Percent of Parents Perceive Children Who Participate in Music Lessons Are Better Able to Problem Solve and Manage Their Time
Findings include correlations between music lessons and self-regulated decreased screen time, increased social and verbal skills, better time-management skills, and more for children ages 7 to 17.
A new four-year research project, by Birmingham City University and national music charity Youth Music, has highlighted the importance of music education for young people at risk of educational exclusion.