The Impact of Gifts

Providing the gift of music contributes to a lifetime of success.

We teach life skills, we just use music to do it.

The data is in. The studies are clear. There is a high correlation between the study of music and an increase in scholastic focus and dedication. Numerous studies have demonstrated that children who study music are not only able to apply themselves better, but that specific skills, such as math, are enhanced by the study of music. Add to that the fact that a better-focused child is more easily able to learn a variety of different lessons that apply not only to school but to life. The impact you make when you give is not only on the musical world but also on a child who will develop into a contributing member of society.

Your gift allows children to learn and develop life skills such as:

  • Teamwork
  • Patience
  • Creativity
  • Problem Solving
  • Dedication
  • Excellence

Among the many letters and testimonials we have received, the following is one that touches upon all that WYSO does for its students:

I wanted to thank you personally for the astonishing impact WYSO has had on my two sons. your scholarship program and Endangered Instrument series have opened the doors through which they now march – with integrity, self-respect, goals, patience, grace and pride. We will be forever in your debt.

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