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The Importance of Music in Early Childhood

by Lili M. Levinowitz, Ph.D. Lili M. Levinowitz is a professor of music education at Rowan University of New Jersey, Glassboro. The media's popularization of findings from studies indicating a causal link between music training and spatial reasoning in young children...

Multicultural Music in Early Childhood

Marlene Rattigan Music is a universal language. Exposing children to the music, songs and dances of other cultures should simply be another aspect of the music and movement program, integrated quite naturally on a daily basis. In the home setting, where only one...

Building a Program in a Multicultural Environment

By Ed Martin When building a multicultural school music program, the challenge is to provide an academically sound environment for music education with appropriate attention to traditional study and performance standards, while not losing the cultural richness that...