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Benefits of Music Education & Choral Singing

 

How playing an instrument benefits your brain - Anita Collins [TED Talk]

https://ed.ted.com/lessons/how-playing-an-instrument-benefits-your-brain-anita-collins

Can Music Help Make You a Genius?

https://www.sciencechannel.com/tv-shows/through-the-wormhole/videos/can-music-help-make-you-a-genius

Author Daniel Pink is interviewed about his book “When” 

Science points to timing when & why to do creative work & team activities. Pink calls out the powerful benefits of choral training from 4 min. & 43 sec., on.

https://www.cbsnews.com/video/author-daniel-pink-shares-scientific-secrets-of-perfect-timing/

TEDxSydney - Richard Gill - The Value of Music Education

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HeRus3NVbwE

Early Music Lessons Have Longtime Benefits

https://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/09/10/early-music-lessons-have-longtime-benefits/?_r=0

Does Music Change a Child's Brain? | John Iversen | TEDxSanDiego

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M2sqXbwlaWw

What if every child had access to music education from birth? | Anita Collins | TEDxCanberra

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ueqgenARzlE

Emotional Intelligence and Music | Maria Iturriaga | TEDxBerkleeValencia

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WDSL1x9lnos

Stop ‘Defending’ Music Education

https://www.huffingtonpost.com/peter-greene/stop-defending-music-education-_b_7564550.html?ncid=engmodushpmg00000006

The Benefits of Playing Music Help Your Brain More Than Any Other Activity

https://www.inc.com/john-rampton/the-benefits-of-playing-music-help-your-brain-more.html

A Cognitive Crescendo:

How Music Affects Our Brain Function 

http://www.edwebscs.com/forward/waacda.org/article-hampton-7-28-08.html

The Benefits of Music Education

Review of Literature By The Royal Conservatory

https://www.rcmusic.ca/sites/default/files/files/RCM_MusicEducationBenefits.pdf

 

20 Important Benefits of Music Education http://www.nafme.org/20-important-benefits-of-music-in-our-schools/

Is Music the Key to Success?

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/13/opinion/sunday/is-music-the-key-to-success.html?smid=fb-share&_r=0

Musically Trained Students Do Better In School…

http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/science-sushi/2012/08/21/even-a-few-years-of-music-training-benefits-the-brain/

 

Research Shows that Musical Training Boosts IQ, Focus and Persistence

https://www.wsj.com/articles/a-musical-fix-for-american-schools-1412954652

Singers Have Stronger Group Identity than Team Sports Players: research

http://www.psmag.com/books-and-culture/more-evidence-of-psychological-benefits-of-choral-singing

 

Music Training Sharpens Brain Pathways, Studies Say

http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2013/11/25/13music.h33.html

 

Singing in a Choir Could be Good for Our Psychological Well Being

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/12/131204202705.htm

Group Singing has been Scientifically Proven to Lower Stress, Relieve Anxiety and Elevate Endorphins

http://ideas.time.com/2013/08/16/singing-changes-your-brain/

Music of Kindness: Playing Together Strengthens Empathy in Children

http://www.cam.ac.uk/research/news/music-of-kindness-playing-together-strengthens-empathy-in-children

 

Just a Few Years of Music Training Early in Life Benefits Adult Brains

http://www.sfn.org/press-room/news-release-archives/2013/just-a-few-years-of-early-musical-training-benefits-the-brain-later-in-life

 

 

New Evidence of Mental Benefits From Music Training

http://www.psmag.com/navigation/books-and-culture/new-evidence-brain-benefits-music-training-83761/

 

This Is Your Brain. This Is Your Brain On Music.

http://www.npr.org/blogs/ed/2014/09/10/343681493/this-is-your-brain-this-is-your-brain-on-music

 

Science Shows How Piano Players' Brains Are Actually Different From Everybody Elses'

http://mic.com/articles/91329/science-shows-how-piano-players-brains-are-actually-different-from-everybody-elses

Music lessons may boost poor kids' brainpower, study suggests

http://www.today.com/health/music-lessons-may-boost-poor-kids-brainpower-study-suggests-1D80117501

 

How Playing Music Affects the Developing Brain

http://www.wbur.org/commonhealth/2014/07/17/music-language-brain

 

Musicians Use Both Sides of Their Brains More Frequently than Average People

http://news.vanderbilt.edu/2008/10/musicians-use-both-sides-of-their-brains-more-frequently-than-average-people-65577/

 

YouTube: Why Music Matters

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mw4vqll9cAM

 

Engaging Your City’s Youth Through the Arts

http://www.westerncity.com/Western-City/September-2014/Engaging-Your-Citys-Youth-Through-the-Arts/

 

John Rutter: The Importance of Choir (video)

http://blogs.jwpepper.com/?p=6496&utm_medium=email&utm_source=Choral&utm_campaign=2015%3A04%3ARutterChoirImportance

http://theconversation.com/all-together-now-three-evolutionary-perks-of-singing-35367

Music lessons spur emotional and behavioral growth in children, new study says

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/speaking-of-science/wp/2015/01/07/music-lessons-spur-emotional-and-behavioral-growth-in-children-new-study-says/

Musical Training Creates New Brain Connections in Children

https://press.rsna.org/timssnet/Media/pressreleases/14_pr_target.cfm?id=1911