Celebrating Strings

Concert Program Insert and Slide Deck

Launched December 2022

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References and Resources

Adrian Hille and Jürgen Schupp, “How Learning a Musical Instrument Affects the Development of Skills. Economics of Education Review 44, (2015): 56–82. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.econedurev.2014.10.007 

Anita Collins, “Music Education and the Brain: What Does It Take to Make a Change?” Update: Applications of Research in Music Education 32, no. 2, (2014): 4–10. https://doi.org/10.1177/8755123313502346 

Arts Education Partnership, “Music Matters: How Music Education Helps Students Learn, Achieve and Succeed, Denver, CO. https://www.ecs.org/wp-content/uploads/Music-Matters-1.pdf 

Brian P. Shaw, “A National Analysis of Music Coursetaking, Social-Emotional Learning, and Academic Achievement Using Propensity Scores,” Journal of Research in Music Education 69, no. 4 (2022): 382–401. https://doi.org/10.1177/00224294211006415  

Camille Farrington, Joseph Maurer, Meredith R. Aska McBride, Jenny Nagaoka, Jessica Puller, Steve Shewfelt, Elizabeth Weiss, and Lindsay Wright. Arts Education and Social-emotional Learning Outcomes Among K–12 Students: Developing a Theory of Action (Chicago, IL: Ingenuity and the University of Chicago Consortium on School Research: 2019). https://consortium.uchicago.edu/publications/arts-education-and-social-emotional-learning-outcomes

John Jonides, “Musical Skill and Cognition,” in Learning, Arts, and the Brain: The Dana Consortium Report on Arts and Cognition, ed. Carolyn Asbury and Barbara Rich (New York: Dana Press, 2008), 11. https://dana.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/learning-arts-and-brain-dana-press.pdf

Kenneth Elpus, “Estimating the Effect of Music and Arts Coursework on College Admissions Outcomes,” Arts Education Policy Review 119, no. 3 (2018): 111-123. https://doi.org/10.1080/10632913.2016.1201030 and Kenneth Elpus, “School Music and the Transition to College,” Journal of Research in Music Education 69, no. 4 (2022): 402-424. https://doi.org/10.1177/0022429421998285  

“Music Scholarships,” Scholarships.com, 1998-2022. https://www.scholarships.com/financial-aid/college-scholarships/scholarships-by-major/music-scholarships/