This document includes quotes and information from respected sources throughout the world regarding the positive and negative effects of music and the arts. In many cases, the references are given clearly in the quote. Where this isn't the case, names and references have been withheld to protect privacy, or the references have been temporarily lost and will be added as they are uncovered. You can use the following links to go directly to the sections of the document you are interested in.
Effects of music and the arts on human intelligence | Click Here
Economic arguments for maintaining a community arts programs | Click Here
Legal issues and the importance of school programs | Click Here
Documentation of medical benefits derived from music and the art | Click Here
Examples of the violent effects of negative music | Click Here
Testimonials from people who have experienced the healing power of music | Click Here
Inspirational benefits of good music | Click Here