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Benefits of Music in a Child’s Life

Please check out these wonderful websites sharing the many benefits that music can bring to the life of a child.

Recent Findings in Music and Brain Research:

Ready, Set, Music! Music Resources For Educators view website
The Importance of Music in Education view website
Can Music Instruction Affect Children’s Cognitive Development? ERIC Digest view website
Children and Music view website
Twelve Benefits of Music Education view website
Benefits of Music Education view website
Benefits of Music Education in Childhood Growth and Development view website
The Benefits of Music on Child Development view website
The Argument for Music Education Music in a Child’s Life Has Many Benefits view website
Children and Music Page view website
Benefits of Music view website
An Educational Guide to Musical Instruments  view website
The Open University view website
Road Trip Songs for Kids of All Sizes view website
Getting Musical Training and Financial Help view website
A Musical Playground for Kids: Music Theory Lessons. view website

Young Irish Fellowship Club

The Young Irish Fellowship is working on behalf of the Murphy Foundation in the 2009-2010 year as their sponsored charity. The Young Irish Fellowship Club of Chicago is a 501(c)3 non-profit, a volunteer-based organization inviting people of all ethnic backgrounds to explore the Irish culture, meet new friends in the community, and help support Chicagoland charities. view website

Financial Resources for Musicians

Fiscal Tiger view website

Event Planning & Fundraising Consultants

Kevin Healy & Associates, LLC view website



The Michael J. Murphy Music Scholarship Fund is a 501(c)(3) Not-For-Profit Organization.

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