Why music in education?

Music contributes to the school and community environment (quality of life).

Music makes the day more alive and interesting, which in turn leads to more learning.

Music combines behaviors to promote a higher order of thinking skills.

Music provides a way to imagine and create, contributing to self-expression and creativity.

Music enriches life; it is a way to understand our cultural heritage as well as other past and present cultures.

Performing, consuming and composing are satisfying and rewarding activities.

Music contributes to sensitivity

Music education provides for perceptual and motor development.

It encourages team work and cohesiveness.

It fosters creativity and individuality.

Farmington Music Academy offers private lessons in Percussion, Brass, Piano, Violin and Guitar.  Please contact the Community Education Office at 651-460-3200 for more information on this great program!

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