GarageBand - Video Tutorial
Learning how to compose soundtracks.

Training occurs on Macs. You will need Quicktime Player to view these training videos.

These video tutorials match the skills taught in the classroom. Each segment below corresponds to the gradesheet provided to the students.
Note: Have two windows open at the same time: One window should be this video tutorial page, and the other window should be the Garage Band program. As you watch the video...you should be creating in Garage Band what you are seeing in the video!    
  • Garage Band Explanation and Interface. (Mobile / YouTube)
  • Opening The Garage Band Application. (Mobile / YouTube)
    Allow GarageBand to access your microphone.
    Open GarageBand and select: "New Project" and then "Empty Project." 

Step #1: Set Up Your Interface: Loops & Clock. (Mobile / YouTube)

Step #2: Using Loops (Expand, Crop & Delete). (Mobile / YouTube)
2a: Playhead. (Mobile / YouTube)
!Save! (Mobile / YouTube)

Step #3: Zoom In & Zoom Out. (Mobile / YouTube)
Step #4:End of Project Marker. (Mobile / YouTube)
Step #5: Automation / Volume Change. (Mobile / YouTube)
Step #6: Audio On & Off. (Mobile / YouTube)
Step #7: Advanced Tools: EQ, Edit & Filters. (Mobile / YouTube)
Step #8: Export to iTunes. (Mobile / YouTube)
 If you would like many more Loops... Main Menu / Garage Band / Sound Library / Download All Available Sounds! 

Questions? jharrington@sthelenaunified.org