GarageBand is very user friendly digital audio workstation (DAW) that is pre-loaded on Apple products such as iphones, ipads & imacs. It is a very capable ap that allows the user to add multiple tracks and edit them together and it it has great presets. You can add a lot of instruments that will help the user to create a full sound atmosphere, its one of those programs that are designed to look simpler than they actually are. With a title instruction it’s possible to make complicated compositions and learn along the way. It doesn’t have a severe learning curve.
- 60 to 90 minute session
- Introduction to the program, its layout & basic features
- Musical elements – timbre, rhythm, tempo, song structure & instruments
- Using features such as looping, sequencer etc
- Exporting the song so it can easily be played as an MP3
Did you know?
The advent of Garageband and the widespread uptake of Apple devices in the 21st century has provided the opportunity for many people to explore music composition & recording than was ever possible in the past. Whilst GarageBand is not the top of the line DAW (Digital Audio Workstation) it is still a very capable tool with many of the artists and songwriters using GarageBand for the initial creation of their songs before moving to more advanced programs like the Logic. Handily the set up & methodology to Logic (the most common DAW for professionals) is not like learning a new language but more like adding more nuances after using GarageBand.
Stage 4 – 6 (Ages 12 to 18) – 60 to 120 minutes
What to Wear?
Regular school clothes
A device with GarageBand & ear phones for each student.
Ideally also a Stereo System – to amplify the work created.
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