The purpose of why I teach isn't to crank out music majors. Though I will gladly help a student achieve their goals, I feel it is necessary to understand how to think outside the box. I'm Referring to just about any subject you can think of. Understanding the process in which to find the answer is more important than simply coming up with the answer. Therefore, critical thinking is necessary and music teaches us how to become problem solvers. This isn't just a random thought, it is clearly proven and documented in the article below. Continue to support music education!