Music Education Quotes

Music Education Quotes

Below is the list of different music education quotes and their Authors, let’s go!

Music education opens doors that help children pass from school into the world around them a world of work, culture, intellectual activity, and human involvement.

“The future of our nation depends on providing our children with a complete education that includes music” – Gerald Ford

“Music education can help spark a child’s imagination or ignite a lifetime of passion.
When you provide a child with new worlds to explore and challenges to tackle, the possibilities are endless.

Music education should not be a privilege for a lucky few, it should be a part of every child’s world of possibility” – Hillary Clinton

“I always loved music; whoso has skill in this art is of good temperament, fitted for all things. We must teach music in schools; a schoolmaster ought to have skill in music, or I would not regard him” – Martin Luther

“And my career, the things that have happened have happened because of my music education background” – Jon Secada

“Music is about communication, creativity, and cooperation. By studying music in school, students have the opportunity to build on these skills, enrich their lives and experience the world from a new perspective” – President Bill Clinton

“Some people think music education is a privilege, but I think it’s essential to being human” – Jewel

“Education is extremely important, especially in my business, the music business” – Ludacris

“I can not imagine my life if I didn’t have a music program in my school” – Beyonce

“Education isn’t just about feeding the brain. Art and music feed the heart and soul” – Julie Garwood

“Our youth should also be educated with music and physical education” – Aristotle

“Education in music is most sovereign because more than anything else rhythm and harmony find their way to the innermost soul and take strongest hold upon it” – Plato

“Early Music training seems to shape the young brain, strengthening the neural connections and perhaps establishing new ones” – Dr. Frances Rauscher

“Music enhances the education of our children by helping them to make connections and broadening the depth with which they think and feel.

If we are to hope for a society of culturally literate people, music must be a vital part of our children’s education” – Yo-Yo Ma

“Music has a power of forming the character, and should therefore be introduced into the education of the young” – Aristotle

“I believe education in music, theater, dance, and the visual arts is one of the most I believe that as a part of the educational process, each child should have access to a music education program.

That is part of a well-rounded education and can provide so much joy, now and in the future” – Rudolph W. Giuliani

“Music deserves to be the mandatory second language of all schools in the world” – Paul Carvel

“Music – that’s been my education. There’s not a day that goes by that I take it for granted” – Billie Joe Armstrong

“Art and music education help children develop abstract thinking that helps them in the business world” – Alan Greenspan

“What a tragedy it would be if we lived in a world where music was not taught to children” – H. Norman Schwarzkopf

“I don’t think I would have become President if it were not for my school music program” – President Bill Clinton

“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

“If I had not studied music, there would be no Macintosh computers today” – Jef Raskin

“Music is a more potent instrument than any other for education” – Plato

“Music education stimulates, challenges, and enriches our young people during their formative, school years; its value lasts a lifetime” – TAMMY BALDWIN

“We need highly skilled workers to think and create. That’s why we’re willing to put our money on the line to make a systemic change in the way young people are educated to the arts and sciences in this country” – HELGE H. WEHMEIER

“Music is the movement of sound to reach the soul for the education of its virtue” – Plato

“Music education, so strongly rooted in performance traditions, has resulted in the virtual absence of creative problem-solving processes in its teaching and learning practices” – Lee Willingham

“Another critical contextual issue in Music Education is the powerful presence of music technology as an aid to instruction and the support given to music teaching by Internet resources” – Peter R. Webster

“We currently have a professional body of music teachers many of whom are socially and evaluatively distanced both by the nature of their own musical education and their habitus, itself formed in part by their experiences in music education, from the pupils whom they teach” – Ruth Wright

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“Music educators have embraced the theories with the argument that musical behavior, as part of the human behavior in general, is subject to the same laws that govern all of learning” – Ruth Wright

“In music education, the ‘official music’ has been, as was mentioned earlier, the music of the elite, so-called classical music” – Bernstein

“Any thorough study of music must necessarily include a study of those people who practice and perpetuate the art and the social role that they play” – Howard White

“A study of music, of and by itself, isolated from the culture in which it resides, elicits a myopic interpretation that fails to account for being a social art of interaction where all its elements interact with all other cultural elements” – Howard White

“Music education is envisioned as a convergence of all subdisciplines of music and of psychological, pedagogical, and instructional matters.

It includes the study of composition, improvisation, music listening, cultural context, and relationship to the art” – Bowman

“To broaden boundaries of music education, music teachers and students are encouraged to engage in composing, in different kinds of performance, and in various types of listening” –   Yukiko Tsubonou

“We in music education are nurturers of consciousness” – Bennett Reimer

“Music education in and of itself as a professional entity can be conceived as aesthetic education, as can each art in and of itself” – Bennett Reimer

“Many music educators, when first encountering the ideas connected to aesthetic education, seemed to have thought so and came to regard aesthetic education as a means for demonstrating, in a more solid, more defensible, more thoughtful way than previously, that music education was a necessary subject in schools” – Bennett Reimer

“The internationalization of music education offers many opportunities for powerful advocacy, uniting various music education traditions and using the most successful national concepts for the international music education community” – Bildung

“During the seventeenth century, music secured its place in what was perceived to be a rounded education for the children of upper-class families, and many employed private music teachers” – Gordon Munro

“Music is a product of specific cultural ways of thinking and doing, and its inclusion in education can, I argue, only be justified in terms of the importance a particular culture places on its music as a valued art form” – Robert Walker

“Music develops analytical thinking because it requires students to be creative.

They don’t ust regurgitate memorized facts. They have to apply those facts” – Dr. Kevin Strother

“Music and the arts make a bridge across this world in ways that nothing else can” – Julie Andrews

“If children are not introduced to music at an early age, I believe something fundamental is actually being taken from them” – Luciano Pavarotti

“Teaching music is not my main purpose.

I want to make good citizens. If children hear fine music from the day of their birth and learn to play it, they develop sensitivity, discipline and endurance. They get a beautiful heart” – Shinichi Suzuki

“The world is in great need of more music education.

When students play music, it allows a part of their artistic mind to express itself, which is very important in helping to balance a child intellectually, spiritually, and emotionally” – Paul Reed Smith

“Music is about communication, creativity, and cooperation, and by studying music in schools, students have the opportunity to build on these skills, enrich their lives, and experience the world from a new perspective” – William J. Clinton

“Music can change the world because it can change people” – Bono

“In school, I guess I was a difficult, know-it-all type of student… I was always complaining that music education was too academic” – Bjork

“When I was 4 years old my mother put me into an early music education school. That’s where they taught you perfect pitch and harmony and how to write music and all that.

At that time, one of the homework was to listen to all the sounds and the noise of a day and transfer that into musical notes” – Yoko Ono

“Education is not entertainment, and music for partying is not music for studying: the two are mutually exclusive. Beethoven is for studying: Britney Spears is for partying” – Robert Walker

“There is music in every child. The teacher’s job is to find it and nurture it” – Frances Clark

“I was a teacher for a long time.
I taught at a community college: voice, theory, humanities.
And nowadays, music education is a dying thing.
Funding is being cut more and more and more” – Jon Secada

“If you cannot teach me to fly – teach me to sing” – James Barrie (author of “Peter Pan”)

“Tell me & I forget. Teach me & I remember. Involve me & I learn.” – Benjamin Franklin

“I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.” –  Confucius

“Music education opens doors that help children pass from school into the world around them – a world of work, culture, intellectual activity, and human involvement.

The future of our nation depends on providing our children with a complete education that includes music.” – Gerald Ford

“Some people think music education is a privilege, but I think it’s essential to being human.” – Jewel

“I always loved music; whoso has skill in this art is of good temperament, fitted for all things.

We must teach music in schools; a schoolmaster ought to have skill in music, or I would not regard him.” – Martin Luther

“Teaching music is not my main purpose. I want to make good citizens.

If children hear fine music from the day of their birth and learn to play it, they develop sensitivity, discipline, and endurance. They get a beautiful heart.” – Shinichi Suzuki

“Music education can help spark a child’s imagination or ignite a lifetime of passion.

Music education should not be a privilege for a lucky few, it should be a part of every child’s world of possibility.” – Hillary Rodham Clinton

“Instrumentalists can best interpret a work if they sing it to themselves first.” – Toscanini

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

“Music is a discipline, and a mistress of order and good manners, she makes the people milder and gentler, more moral and more reasonable.” – Martin Luther

“Music hath charms to soothe a savage breast, to soften rocks, or to bend a knotted oak.” – William Congreve

“Music is a more potent instrument than any other for education because rhythm and harmony find their way into the inward places of the soul.” – Plato

“If you can walk you can dance. If you can talk you can sing.” – Zimbabwe Proverb

“Music washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.” – Berthold Auerbach

“Alas for those that never sing, but die with all their music in them!” Oliver Wendell Holmes
“He who sings scares away his woes.” – Cervantes

“Music produces a kind of pleasure which human nature cannot do without.” – Confucius

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

“Music isn’t just learning notes and playing them, you learn notes to play to the music of your soul.” – Katie Greenwood

“Without music, life would be a mistake.” – Friedrich Nietzsche

“Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and charm and gaiety to life and to everything.” – Plato

“Success does not consist in never making mistakes but in never making the same one a second time.” – George Bernard Shaw

“Why do we teach music? Not because we expect you to major in music. Not because we expect you to play and sing all your life.

Not so you can relax. But so you will be human. So you will recognize beauty. So you will be sensitive. So you will have something to cling to.

So you will have more love, compassion, more gentleness, more good, in short, more life. Of what value will it be to make a prosperous living unless you know how to live? That is why we teach music.” – Unknown

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