Music is so powerful. I just went to hear Chicago and Earth Wind and Fire in concert at the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion in the Woodlands. A sold out show. Listening to the comments and watching people’s reactions to familiar songs and songs they love was tremendous. They would sing like no one was listening when there was a song with a beautiful melody and touching lyrics. They would dance and move like no one was watching to songs that were very groove oriented. Many smiles all around.
Let’s keep music education in our schools so children will have the skills to enjoy music deeply. And music classes help students increase literacy. Simply by doing what a good music program, taught by a caring, well-trained music teacher does on a daily basis.
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