By the Blouin News Science & Health staff

Music & the Brain: Local nonprofit sees links firsthand

by in Research.

Blouin News sat down with Lisha Lercari, creator and director of Music and the Brain, a NYC-based program that brings music education to children in locations as disparate as Ferguson, Missouri, Paris, France, and Santiago, Chile. Lercari talks at length about seeing the immediate effect of music education, and her plans to spread the program even further.