Why Music?

  • The study of cultivates the mind by exposure to good musical content and by the process of learning music. Like Latin, music strengthens the mind for other disciplines, such as math.
  • A familiarity with music enables an individual to listen to music with understanding and appreciation, including music from other lands and times. 
  • In an era when music is primarily consumed rather than made, the ability to create music of one’s own enables individuals to participate in music-making as people have done throughout human history.
  • Within the Christian Church, music served as a means to proclaim the Word of God in a memorable and lasting way. Many of the greatest composers wrote their music for services of the Lutheran Church—men such as Bach, Schütz, Buxtehude, Pachelbel, Brahms, Praetorius.

Individual music lessons in piano and trumpet are available by private arrangement. Contact us to find out more.

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