Music And Education: The Importance Of Music Education

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Music, an art form, shown through an expression like no other, is brought through sound and pitch. As time moves forward, music education weakens, allowing part of our culture to slip through future generations’ fingertips. Since schools’ lack music education, thorough assessment methods also become feeble. Assessment allows schools and students to grow in music, creating strong music programs, while attracting students by engaging needed skills benefiting a child’s future. Music education is not just learning music theory and basic skills, which many programs forget. Creativity is a tremendous aspect in music. Developing a consciousness of deficient, even nonexistent, music programs and their facets allowed music journals globally to bring awareness and assist numerous schools in developing their most successful music programs. Through multiple music organizations and their journals, issues such as poor music programs, inefficient assessment, and an absence of creativity are slowly being distinguished. Music education is listed as a need based on graduation requirements, but one music course is not enough. “Despite the apparent importance of arts-rich environments, there is no consistent, well-accepted definition of what it means to be an arts-rich school. In fact, according to the President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities, we do not even possess ‘an accurate current picture of arts offerings because there is no requires data collection about what schools offer’

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