GarageBand Music Workshop

Posted on 29 Jan 2018 in Courses | 2 comments

Music created by Regan, using GarageBand software on an iPad …

Ask us about a future workshop …

Smart Drums

GARAGEBAND is a full-blown music application for Apple devices. Mac, iPhone, and iPad. This course teaches basic music applications (specifically GarageBand). Other Apple applications can integrate for use with GarageBand for even more imaginative results. A basic drum beat or rhythm is established and then on to song composition. The class will create a … group performance as well as their own original music project. This software is free if you own an Apple device.

Oceanside Community MakerSpace 133 McMillan St., Parksville (ground floor of the McMillan Arts Centre – South door)

Length of course The next class will be a 2.5 hr introduction to get you started – contact us for planned sessions

Dates course is offered – tell us when you would be available and we will group you together.

Future classes in GarageBand (intermediate and advanced) will be arranged by the teacher with students. Likely in 2 week intervals.

Lessons – Demonstration and Intro to GarageBand

  • First steps – The home screen & naming your first project (empty project)
  • Track Types – eg Drummer, Metronome & Library Browser
  • Global Settings
  • Add tracks from within
  • Loops & library

Required tools, materials and accessories

Apple iPhone, iPad or MacBook computer. Ear buds or headphones, do you have an electric guitar, music keyboard, microphone – let us know before the class. We can help you install GarageBand on to older iPads, before the class date.

Please give us a call 250 228 0305 for additional information!

Pre-Registration Required!


  1. Let’s talk about this on the radio!

    • Thank you Dave! 🙂

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