Holy Family Catholic Academy Band

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The impact of music education on children is profound.

Music does more than just make sounds, it changes the way we think and act. The skills your child will learn in music will help them be successful on the stage, in the classroom, and for the rest of their lives.

Music
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of admissions officers of the nation's major universities say high school credit and achievement in the arts are significant considerations for admission
points scored higher on the SAT for students involved in public school music programs according to the College Entrance Examination Board.
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Lewis Thomas, physician and biologist, found that music majors comprise the highest percentage of accepted medical students.
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of respondents (Gallup Poll), believe music is part of a well-rounded education and should be offered as part of the regular curriculum in schools.
 

What is Band?

Director

Ryan Dailey in entering his fourth year of teaching band. He graduated from Wheaton College (IL) with a degree in Music Education. Mr. Dailey believes that learning music is one of the best ways for young people to appreciate and create beauty in the world. His goal is for students to learn communication skills, persistence, and creativity through making music. Mr. Dailey's primary instrument is the trombone.

Message from the director:

Welcome to the Holy Family Band! Here you will find more information about band and how to enroll. I look forward to working with your child on their musical journey. Please note: percussion students will learn both bells and drum.

Students who participate in music have the lowest levels of current and lifelong use of alcohol, tobacco, and illicit drugs among any group in our society.

H. Con. Res 266 United States Senate, June 2000

Students taking courses in music performance and music appreciation scored higher in the SAT than students with no arts participation.

College Entrance Examination Board College-Bound Seniors National Report

Schools that have music programs have significantly higher graduation rates than those without music programs (90.2 percent compared to 72.9 percent).

U.S. Department of Education NELLS88 Database

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Everything we know about participation in music says that students involved in music are more successful in every possible way academically, personally, and socially.

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Contact Information

Holy Family Catholic Academy Band
Director: Ryan Dailey
Phone: 319-333-9244
Email: ryan.dailey@musicarts.com