AVON SCHOOLS PERFORMING ARTS
By KEVIN CARR | AVON SCHOOL CORPORATION
For the seventh t ime, Avon has been named one of the Best Communi t ies for Mus ic Educat ion in the US by the Nat iona l Associ at ion of Mus ic Merchants Foundat ion (NAMM) , recogni z ing commi tment and suppor t to mus ic educat ion and the benef i ts i t of fers to a l l students !
Why i s mus ic educat ion so impor tant? According to NAMM, par t icipat ion in mus ic educat ion:
improves how the bra in processes speech, increases the l i kel ihood of graduat ing high school ,
boosts col lege at tendance rates , improves everyday l i stening sk i l l s , enhances at tent ion and memory, improves l i felong neura l process ing of sound, develops conf l ict resolut ion abi l i t ies , hones teamwork sk i l l s , and helps mus ici ans learn how to gi ve and recei ve const ruct i ve cr i t ici sm.
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