Gerald Ricke, Director of Bands
address: 18725 Bates Avenue, Eustis, FL 32736
phone: 352-357-6220

Saturday, July 6, 2013

Information On How People Feel About Music Education

Music Education Earns “A”s

Source: “Attitudes Toward Music,” U.S. Gallup Poll, 2006

According to a Gallup Poll, people hold music education in high regard.
Music is part of a well-rounded education = 94% agree
Schools should offer instrumental music instruction as part of regular curriculum = 94% agree
School band is a good way for young people to develop teamwork = 96% agree
Participation in school music corresponds with better grades/test scores = 85% agree
States should manage music education so all students have opportunity to study music = 82% agree

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