Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Lifelong Benefits of Music Training

Many students at Berklee have reason to thank their parents for providing the musical training that got them into this college, but the benefits spread far beyond the job prospects that a Berklee education provides. Perri Klass reports in the New York Times about the lifelong improvement on auditory skills that childhood music training provides:

Brain Waves Stay Tunes to Early Lessons

If you want to learn more about the role of musical training in auditory development and perception, come to our upcoming event Music Perception and Cognition at which Berklee MP&E faculty member Susan Rogers will present her Grammy-funded research on the subject. The event is at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 26 in the Media Center, 150 Massachusetts Ave, Boston, MA 02215. It is free and open to the public.

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