When we hear and play music, many functions of the brain are used simultaneously including hearing, memory, learning, motor control, emotional response and creativity. Scientific studies have shown over and over again that young people who have the opportunity to play a musical instrument benefit in many ways.
According to research compiled by The National Association for Music Education the benefits of playing music include greater chances for:
Help Music For Lifelong Achievement give kids the gift of music!
If you’re interested in starting a Music For Lifelong Achievement Chapter in your community, click on the following links for more information.
Click here for the official chapter agreement that should be signed and mailed to MFLA headquarters in St. Louis, Missouri.
Music For Lifelong Achievement
Sheldon Concert Hall
3648 Washington Boulevard
St. Louis, MO 63108
Contribute a musical instrument or much-needed funds for instrument repair and necessary accessories.
Teachers – find out what instruments are available and how your school can obtain instruments for your students.