For someone that unquestionably admits that music has and will always be his first love, it's easy to answer that question. There isn't a day in my life that goes by that I'm thankful for being able to make a living doing what I love most. While some of us find that important, we shouldn't overlook the educational value of music. It's a very refined discipline that will test every bit of your patience, will make you think critically, and will teach you how perseverance pays off. Music touches people in different ways, there's no question about that. I'd like to share a great example of why music is necessary in every child's life. Please read the article in the link below, and continue to support music!