Musical Thoughts

What is the value of participating in music?

Research shows that music makes our brains work more efficiently. It helps to improve test scores, develop teamwork, and strengthen our ability to focus.

“Music is the language of the spirit. It opens the secret of life bringing peace, abolishing strife.”

— Kahlil Gibran

“If I were not a physicist, I would probably be a musician. I often think in music. I live my daydreams in music. I see my life in terms of music.”—Albert Einstein

“Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent.”

— Victor Hugo

“If music be the food of love, play on, Give me excess of it; that surfeiting, The appetite may sicken, and so die.”

— William Shakespeare

“I would teach children music, physics, and philosophy; but most importantly music, for the patterns in music and all the arts are the keys to learning.”

— Plato