2021 Summer – Intro to Music Production with Garageband
This course is designed for students interested in making music. They will be introduced to a free music-making app for iPhone and iPad called GarageBand. GarageBand is easy to get started with, but features enough tools and capabilities to accommodate both professional and aspiring musicians alike.
No previous music experience is necessary.
Day1: Intro to Garageband
- Showing instruments and settings
- Showing how to add measures and adjust tempo
Day2: Creating our first song
- Going through loops, cutting, forming, and song format (ABAC)
- Export and share to friends and family
Day3: Expanding our songs with effects (reverb, compression, ect.)
- Going through different types of effects
- How to incorporate them into our songs
- How to use effects for loops
Day4: Making a song with instruments
- Going over all the different instruments
- Looking at basses, melodies, and drums
- Grade G7-10
- Max Enroll 10
- Class Time 10:45 am - 11:45 am EST, 7/26 - 7/29 (4 sessions)
- Class Location Online
Harold Wu is a rising high school junior. He’s been playing piano for over 10 years and has been studying piano with Prof. Logan Skelton, Director of Doctoral Studies in Piano Performance at the University of Michigan, since 9th Grade. His digital composition “Exploration“ won 1st place in the 2019 International Youth Art and Technology Competition. In summer 2020, he completed a 6-credit course “Mixing and Mastering for the Electronic Musician” & “Producing Music with Logic” at Berklee College of Music. He has been TA for mYe’s Music Production with Garageband class for 1.5 years.