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Impact of Music Education

What does research say about music education?

What does a young child gain from making music with his family?

How does music education give teenagers a safe place to challenge themselves?

How does a weekly chorus or orchestra rehearsal impact an adult’s life?

A toddler feels joy and connection singing with his parents.

When teenagers perform regularly for peers, they push past their limits.

Weekly chorus and orchestra rehearsals for adults are a source of friendship, celebration, and solace.

Read about a World Health Organization study about the role between the arts and health.

Upper Valley Music Center in Numbers

More than 1,000 students of all ages participate in lessons, group classes, ensembles, and workshops.

UVMC partners with more than 40 organizations and agencies to create music education opportunities for all kinds of people.

UVMC awards more than $35,000 in tuition assistance each year so that financial means are not a barrier to making music.