Importance of Music and Performing Arts Education
“The life of the arts, far from being an interruption, a distraction, in the life of the nation, is close to the center of a nation's purpose.” – John F. Kennedy
Children who are engaged in music and performing arts find a true source of enjoyment along with developing their personal creativity, social connections, intellect, work ethic, and sense of craftsmanship. Similarly, adults continue to find music to be of great benefit and enjoyment.
At MTC, we enrich our student's lives through the study and performance of piano, voice, guitar, drums, violin, and musical theatre. Our programs provide education, performance, and socialization that benefit our students for a lifetime, whether as parents, members of the community, or as leaders in occupations such as fine arts, science, education, medicine, politics, business, and law.
Did you know... Students of the arts outperform their non-arts peers on the SAT by 40 to 60 points in math and verbal scores and learn fractions and advanced math concepts at a younger age? read more...
Early Music Lessons Have Lifetime Benefits - New York Times, September 2012
The power of music: Its impact on the intellectual, social and personal development of children and young people - International Journal of Music Education, 2010
Music Lessons Enhance IQ - American Psychological Society, 2004