KREATIV LAB - Digital Soundscapes
Project duration: 2020 – 2022
Project partner: u.a. Technische Hochschule Lübeck, Stiftung Neue Musik Impulse, Eutin GmbH
Contact: Monique Janneck (monique.janneck(at)th-luebeck.de)
Funded by: Interreg Deutschland-Danmark mit Mitteln des europäischen Fonds für regionale Entwicklung
KREATIV LAB - Digital Soundscapes aims to get young people excited about the crossover of classical and electronic music. The initiative uses creative ideas to revitalize music lessons at schools and relies on digital means to do so. Equipped with laptops and smartphones, students in grades 6 to 12 are encouraged to create their own music. This project currently complements regular music lessons at 13 schools in Schleswig-Holstein/Hamburg, reaches 400 students a year, and is now also taking place at six schools in Denmark. It has been awarded the Special Prize for Digitization in Schleswig-Holstein 2020 by the Ministry.
In cross-border Music Camps, two to four German and Danish students work together and complete their musical pieces over four intensive days. They can also take part in the performance course, where the sensations of the music pieces are presented choreographically. Videos will also be made - a vivid addition that will also be published on social channels. Professional musicians play and add their own touch. At the end, the students perform together with the musicians at the big public final concert.
The concept of the musical education project was developed in 2017 together with Prof. Bernd Ruf from the University of Music Lübeck and has since been further developed. The implementation is managed by the foundation Neue Musik-Impulse from Eutin. Managing Director Hans-Wilhelm Hagen: "The students should get an impression that they can also be productive with their technical means. This applies to music just as much as to any other field. They get skills for their career entry on the way."