Blending Education and Music: Ryan Stotland and Lucas Choi Zimbel Perform at Lakefield College School
Lakefield College School welcomed a harmonious blend of education and melody this week as Montreal-based songwriter Ryan Stotland and music partner Lucas Choi Zimbel performed in Chapel this week. The duo's performance featured songs intricately woven around educational themes, resonating with the LCS's commitment to holistic learning.
The significance of this musical engagement extends beyond entertainment. Ryan Stotland, known for crafting songs that explore diverse educational topics spanning psychology to economics, offered an innovative way to encapsulate complex concepts through music. With a repertoire spanning theatres and venues, Ryan's music, available on Spotify and YouTube, brings a fresh perspective to learning.
The performance featured five enthralling songs, including "Carol Sweck Serenade," "Phineas Gage," "The Upside of Stress," and "Neurotransmitters." Each piece was crafted to engage, educate, and inspire, aligning with Lakefield's educational ethos.
The fusion of education and music offers a unique avenue for students to absorb and connect with complex ideas in an engaging manner. Ryan and Lucas' performance provided an immersive learning experience, demonstrating the power of music in enhancing comprehension and fostering a deeper appreciation for various academic subjects.
Through music, students embraced a new lens to explore and understand the world around them, proving that learning indeed knows no bounds.
Lakefield College School is a private, coeducational boarding and day school for students in grades 9 through 12, located in Lakefield, Ontario, Canada.
We respectfully acknowledge that Lakefield College School is located on the Treaty 20 Michi Saagiig territory and in the traditional territory of the Michi Saagiig and Chippewa Nations, collectively known as the Williams Treaties First Nations, which include: Curve Lake, Hiawatha, Alderville, Scugog Island, Rama, Beausoleil, and Georgina Island First Nations. Lakefield College School respectfully acknowledges that the Williams Treaties First Nations are the stewards and caretakers of these lands and waters in perpetuity and that they continue to maintain this responsibility to ensure their health and integrity for generations to come.