Learning to Compose with Apple's GarageBand

at IMEA/TI:ME, Indianapolis, IN - January 14, 2006


Presented by: Ken Smith, Asst. Prof. Music Education and Technology At Western Michigan Univ.

Email: kenneth.smith@wmich.edu
Web: http://homepages.wmich.edu/~khsmith

Presentation files:

Copy of the presentation handout and slides.

Tutorial for converting GarageBand files to .mp3 using iTunes.

Learning GarageBand Resources:

GB Video Tutorials: http://comtechlab.iupui.edu/tutorialsfolder/garage band.html

Apple ' s GarageBand support page: http://www.apple.com/support/garageband/

Teaching with GarageBand Resources:

Apple ' s GarageBand in the classroom: http://www.apple.com/education/garageband/

Apple's GarageBand Lesson Plans http://www.apple.com/education/garageband/lesson_plans/

Dan Smith (2004). GarageBand Mechanics. Intelligenic.
( http://www.intelligenic.com/index2.html )

Book: Reese, McCord and Walls (2001). Strategies for Teaching: Technology. MENC: Reston, VA.

Expanding GarageBand:

Jam Packs http://www.apple.com/ilife/garageband/jampacks/ ( Instruments, Remix tools, Rhythm sections)

Symphony Orchestra Accessories (Digital audio, Keyboards, Microphones). http://www.apple.com/ilife/garageband/accessories.html