NY Times Article: Is Music the Key to Success?

A musical training goes far beyond teaching someone how to play an instrument.  Check out this article and see how many people, at the top of their fields (outside the music industry), grew up with a serious musical training!  

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/13/opinion/sunday/is-music-the-key-to-success.html?smid=pl-share

There’s nothing like music to teach you that eventually if you work hard enough, it does get better. You see the results.
— Chuck Todd, NBC Chief White House correspondent
[Music] reinforces your confidence in the ability to create.
— Paul Allen, Co-Founder of Microsoft

And then there's 2013 Nobel medicine winner, Thomas Sudhof, who credits his bassoon teacher  with teaching him "the power of analysis and concentration."   Read his amazing interview from artsjournal!  

http://www.artsjournal.com/slippeddisc/2013/10/nobel-medicine-winner-says-i-owe-is-all-to-my-bassoon-teacher.html 

Posted on October 13, 2013 .