Research confirms that music education greatly increases the likelihood that a child will grow up to seek a higher education and ultimately earn a higher salary. While music clearly corresponds to higher levels of personal performance, student access to music education has fallen more than 20% and continues to drop at an alarming pace. Our goal at ‘GTM’ is to counter that declining trend and provide a practical alternative by allowing concerned individuals and sponsors to participate in our vision. We have the staff, the facilities and the knowhow, but in order to provide these services to those who could benefit from them we need your help.
“Music students out-perform non-music on achievement tests in reading and math. Skills such as reading, anticipating, memory, listening, forecasting, recall, and concentration are developed in musical performance, and these skills are valuable to students in math, reading and science.” An evaluation of the achievement in reading and Arithmetic of Pupils in Elementary, B. Friedman