Useful Links

Music Advocacy Links

Music not only impacts academic achievement, it also shapes the way our students understand themselves and the world around them.
Fabulous article from February 2013. "With our multi sensory brain, music harnesses powers of nature, culture, and mind. How much is the brain changed by the effects of music training and neuroplasticity?"
Essential Academic Learning Requirements in the Arts (music, visual art, theatre, and dance) for the state of Washington. This link directs you to the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction, where you can download a .pdf of the grade level standards for the arts.
Soundbridge is the Seattle Symphony's Music Discovery Center for children. It is located in downtown Seattle at Benaroya Hall, where the symphony performs.
Mrs. Moser played in the front ensemble (percussion) in 1987 and 1988

Hearing the Music, Honing the Mind
Webpage geared toward older children, explains how sound is processed in our brains