Researchers are providing us with an unprecedented understanding of how we think and how we learn. Now we know that music is a vital part of a complete education. Children can benefit greatly from making music. Studies have linked active music making with better language and math ability,improved school grades,better-adjusted social behavior, and improvments in spatial-temporal reasoning.There is a direct correlation between improved SAT scores and the length of time spent studying the arts.College bound seniors who'd had music experience scored higher on verbal and math portion of thir SATs. as many 100 to 200 points higher.