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Girls and Women in Popular Music Education
  • ISSN: 2397-6721
  • E-ISSN: 2397-673X


The fact that fields of music production and recording arts have been noticeably male-dominated has not gone unnoticed. Progress for women in these fields has been slow and difficult at best. Current statistics demonstrate that the change in gender percentages over the past decade has been insignificant. The lack of female professionals in the music and audio fields has been the subject of studies for over 40 years. Females interested in the audio industry have often faced with adversity and challenges. This article examines real-world experiences of females in the audio industry and considers what educators can do to foster greater gender equality.


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