| Numerous studies have shown the effects of music in cultivating brain function. A close analysis of music will conclude that it is a composite of math and science. It is comprised of time, sequences, pitch, tone, fractions and sound waves. Thus children who study music tend to excel across the board academically and perform especially well in math.
The discipline of studying and performing instrumental music develops parts of the brain that control coordination, reflexes and develops the attention span, critical thinking, and creativity. The performance of music nurtures self esteem, and develops professional decorum and presentation skills. These qualities are essential in building strong leaders.
Considering the benefits of music, it is crucial that youth be presented with opportunity to learn and perform music.