piano-student-1No less than the Wall Street Journal recently published an article (October 10th) that summarizes the latest research into the notion that children who actively participate in music-making are, well, just plain smarter and become better students. The article also mentions that, somewhere in passing, that making music is just plain fun, so music study is sort of a win-win scenario. 

Read the whole article here. online.wsj.com/news/article_email/a-musical-fix-for-american-schoolsonline.wsj.com/news/article_email/a-musical-fix-for-american-schools