An article from The New York Times sheds light on the questions surrounding the correlation between success and musical training. Many musicians are aware of this correlation, but can music training facilitate success? Many believe so:

“I’ve always believed the reason I’ve gotten ahead is by outworking other people,” he says. It’s a skill learned by “playing that solo one more time, working on that one little section one more time,” and it translates into “working on something over and over again, or double-checking or triple-checking.” He adds, “There’s nothing like music to teach you that eventually if you work hard enough, it does get better. You see the results.”


Find out what the author, and many other high-ranking musicians think:

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