I would teach children music, physics, and philosophy; but most importantly music, for the patterns in music and all the arts are the keys to learning.
We all see how great are the benefits of music education. Learning to play a musical instrument increases the ability of spatial awareness and increases the IQ of the individual accustomed to the instrumental secrets. Few people know how important is the music while learning to read. It increases sensitivity to the smallest particles of speech (phonemes) whose perception is crucial for the enjoyment of reading. With the help of music education the children read more often and more efficiently.
The well-known music critic Jerzy Waldorff said: “Music soothes the savage.” It took a few decades to prove it scientifically. Conducted in the United States, studies have shown that students participating in music activities are less prone to aggressive behavior and the use of intoxicants. This group of young people has the best results during the tests ending their general education.
Adults questioned in the survey, what is the role of education in the field of music for their families said that music is important for the internal integration of the families and has the strength of community bonding.
When analyzing these examples we can easily see how important is the role of music in the whole educational process.