Confronting reality will not confine, it will liberate.
Would anyone ever say “No, my child has no more confidence at all!" in response to the typical survey question?
There's the confidence that deceives, and the confidence that supports, and a fine line between.
How we choose to be evaluated may reveal as much, if not more, than any test ever could.
Everyone agrees that exposure to music is a good thing: the challenge before the community is to make that exposure more potent, more effective and longer-lasting in a framework of increasing scarcity.
The social power of music is something we hold to be good and true. And in many ways, this is greater proof than any study