National Standards for Music Education
1. Singing, alone and with others, a varied repertoire of music.
2. Performing on instruments, alone and with others, a varied repertoire of music.
3. Improvising melodies, variations, and accompaniments.
4. Composing and arranging music within specified guidelines.
5. Reading and notating music.
6. Listening to, analyzing, and describing music.
7. Evaluating music and music performances.
8. Understanding relationships between music, the other arts, and disciplines outside the arts.
9. Understanding music in relation to history and culture.
How does Music Relate to whole Child Development?
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The National Association for Music Education (NAfME) is a professional organization promoting standards for professional practice, standards for curriculum, research on the effects of music education, and more. They also have resources for music advocacy. If you'd like to learn more, click below.
NAfME music advocacy resources