Peter Greene recently published a poignant and wonderful article on why music defenders frequently miss the point while defending music by making music education important to help with other skills. Yes, this is a bonus but I wholeheartedly agree with Mr. Greene in that Music, unto itself, is completely worthy of study for its own sake.
Read his fantastic article HERE on Huffington Post.
Music is worth your time, effort, dedication, commitment and energy. You will be rewarded in so many other areas of your life because of your choice to study and play music but its the music itself that makes it abundantly worth it!