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Why music matters

A recent study claims learning an instrument does not boost a child's academic achievement. Matthew Blunt, Director of Music at St. Catherine’s Preparatory School, argues that music is an aid for other areas of learning and should not be disregarded.

Posted on: 18 Jan 2017
Posted by: Matthew Blunt

Music 'giving wings to the mind'

Following news that learning an instrument ‘does not make kids smarter’, Adam Gibson, Head at Wellington Prep School, argues instead that to learn an instrument one must practice, perform and persist - three important p's giving wings to the mind.

Posted on: 13 Jan 2017
Posted by: Adam Gibson

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