Holocaust Survivor Donates Violin to the Mr. Holland’s Opus Foundation which collects second-hand instruments for students in under-funded music programs.
Bernie Williams promotes music education believing it is imperative in schools for children to learn and grow. He’s currently in D.C. lobbying to congress.
Everyday there seems to be more and more evidence suggesting children playing music increases brain power. A study by Canada’s Rotman research Institute
Studies have proven growing up in poverty stricken neighborhoods can hinder brain development in children, which manifests a reduced ability to quickly distinguish speech patterns. But studying music may help level the playing field, according to a study published in the Journal of Neuroscience.