Radnor Middle School

Music Advocacy


 The following resources and web links are available for you to:
1. Learn about the value of a comprehensive music education for our children,
2. Gain a greater understanding of what you can do to promote and encourage continued support of music education in public schools,
3. Consider the multitude of reasons why music is such a significant part of the human experience.

Websites of national music advocacy organizations:
NAfME - The National Association for Music Education
 
 
 
Arts Education Partnership
 
Save The Music Foundation
 
Performing Arts Alliance
 
HealthRHYTHMS
 
Articles (click title to view):

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
For Your Reading Pleasure:

Musicophilia: Tales of Music and the Brain by Oliver Sacks

The World in Six Songs: How the Musical Brain Created Human Nature by Daniel J. Levitin

Music, The Brain, And Ecstasy: How Music Captures Our Imagination by Robert Jourdain

This Is Your Brain on Music: The Science of a Human Obsession by Daniel J. Levitin
 
How Music Works by John Powell