Music Strong

Teaching music to everyone

A better musical education for all!

Music benefits everyone in a whole community. That's why we want to come into schools and teach students music. Why teach music? Well children who study music are more likely to succeed in all of their studies; they also work better in groups, have enhanced critical thinking skills, stay in school, and pursue further education ("11 Facts About Music"). We also want to keep kids off the streets. Students who take part in music programs are less likely to get involved in illegal substances ("11 Facts About Music").


Music makes us smarter. Elementary children who play music show better brain development ("11 Facts About Music"). It is shown children that study music have better reading skills and vocabularies, than their peers (Brown). Those who suffer from learning disabilities strongly benefit from participating in music ("11 Facts About Music"). Playing music uses a lot more than just a voice and/or an instrument (Brown). Children who are involved in music have to engage in many types of skill sets like listening, reading, and muscle memory (Brown). Music is great for the brain and it makes us strong!

Our Plan

  1. Get our program into more schools
  2. Plan on encouraging more people to join
  3. Getting those students grades up
  4. Instilling a sense of excellence in the students
  5. Leaving kids with a life full of music

We will be targeting the youth of impoverished or rural areas were musical education has been taken out or doesn't exist. We want to reach those who have no access to a musical education.

Music Education Quick Facts

  • Playing music tones your “auditory fitness” and allows you to better hear differences in tone/pitch ("11 Facts About Music").
  • Studying an instrument makes someone excel in other areas of learning (Brown).
  • Students who take part in music programs are less likely to get involved in illegal substances ("11 Facts About Music").
  • Students who study music are more likely to have higher self confidence, and they cooperate better with their peers/teachers better ("11 Facts About Music").
  • Learning a musical instrument can help someone learn another language
    ("11 Facts About Music").

Contact Music Strong

You can contact us for addition information, or if you want a school near you to participate just make sure you are within a border away from Oklahoma. Thank you.

References

  • Boy with trumpet. NAMM Foundation. N.p., n.d. Web. 11 Mar. 2014.
  • Brown, Laura Lewis. "The Benefits of Music." PBS Parents. N.p., n.d. Web. 11 Mar. 2014.
  • Children playing violin. Longwood Blogs. N.p., n.d. Web. 11 Mar. 2014.
  • Child with alto saxohpone. Creative Shild. N.p., n.d. Web. 11 Mar. 2014.
  • "11 Facts About Music." Do Something. N.p., n.d. Web. 11 Mar. 2014.