Making music can be as simple as stringing notes together and as complex as making those notes convey powerful messages. There are thousands of possibilities, hundreds of genres and styles, countless artists who all make music.

But what does that music make of you?

That's the question Greg Hansen and Steve Lerud ask. They know the answer for themselves: The best music is values-centered and uplifting — what they call "positive music."

"Positive music makes the world a better place," Hansen says. "It may or may not be religious music. That's far too narrow a classification. It can be any genre, any style."

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