12 Sep

Your Story: In praise of the Lismore Eisteddfod

EXPERIENCING music and learning to play an instrument early in life can have a profound effect on our ongoing capacity to learn – stimulating the brain in preparation for greater efficiency in all future learning due to the way in which music involves and integrates the cognitive (reasoning, spatial, mathematical and creative) skills, language, physical and social learning skills.

It is the privilege of community leaders, parents and teachers to attend to all aspects of the development of our young people – intellectual, emotional, psychological, physical, spiritual, cultural and social. The musical development of a child embraces all of these aspects.

Read the full story at the Central Telegraph, first pubished on 8 August 2015