Unlike previous generations, the stigma of being a female composer is gone. So it could be easy to assume that contemporary female composers are not challenging the music industry’s status quo. This is far from the case! In fact, women today are challenging not only the music industry but societal expectations of women in general.
When studios moved online, digital escape rooms became increasingly popular. And that popularity continued as teachers began using these for in-person & hybrid lessons! But, why do digital escape rooms work so well?
We know that when students are given choice in what they learn, they are more likely to take ownership of their learning. And, wouldn’t it be great to have students that are excited to be in your studio because they LOVE lessons? So, how do we give students choice in music lab … without planning …
Planning music lab activities is what keeps lab relevant in your studio. The initial purchase of the iPad feels great. Which is quickly followed by “Now what?” This is why it’s important to have a strategy for music lab that fits within your prep time.