GarageBand: an Introduction

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Overview GarageBand: an Introduction – Jeff Dykhouse, a veteran audio engineer, gives you tips and tricks for mastering the interface, …


GarageBand: an Introduction – Jeff Dykhouse, a veteran audio engineer, gives you tips and tricks for mastering the interface, learning basic recording techniques, arranging a song, recording live instruments/vocals, editing and mixing tracks, adding special effects, podcasting, and distributing your GarageBand compositions via the internet or CD. Apple has released GarageBand 3 as a way for you to inexpensively easily compose, perform and record their own music all you have to do is use this training to unleash its power.

Learning with Study 365 has many advantages. The course material is delivered straight to you and can be adapted to fit in with your lifestyle. It is created by experts within the industry, meaning you are receiving accurate information, which is up-to-date and easy to understand.

This course is comprised of professional learning material, all delivered through a system that you will have access to 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for 365 days (12 months).

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  • Music students
  • Music teachers
  • DJs
  • Music producers

This course consists of the following modules:

  • Module 01: An Overview of Garageband
  • Module 02: Recording A Music Project
  • Module 03: Recording A Podcast Episode
  • Module 04: Recording A Movie Score

From the day you purchase the course, you will have 12 months access to the online study platform. As the course is self-paced you can decide how fast or slow the training goes, and are able to complete the course in stages, revisiting the training at any time.

At the end of the course, you will have one assignment to be submitted (you need a mark of 65% to pass) and you can submit the assignment at any time. You will only need to pay £19 for assessment and certification when you submit the assignment. You will receive the results within 72 hours of submittal, and will be sent a certificate in 7-14 days if you have successfully passed.

Successful candidates will be awarded a certificate for GarageBand: an Introduction.

Learners must be age 16 or over and should have a basic understanding of the English Language, numeracy, literacy, and ICT.

Take this course and learn the fundamental recording techniques, how to record live vocals and instruments, arrange songs, mix tracks, add special effects and how to distribute the GarageBand compositions through the internet. A great course where you can learn a lot of trick of the trade. A career with bright prospects await you with the completion of this course. According to, some of the key job positions along with the average UK salary per annum you can go for after completing this course will be as follows.

  • Music Teacher - £27,920 per annum
  • Music Producer - £25,025 per annum
  • Musician or Singer - £26,036 per annum
  • Audio Engineer - £25,077 per annum
  • Sound Engineer - £23,769 per annum

Jeff Dykhouse has been actively involved in audio engineering for more than 20 years. He has been a user of computer-based recording systems from their inception. Jeff’s diverse career has earned him gold and platinum awards (RIAA). Many of Jeffs endeavors have been within the Praise & Worship genre, where he has worked with top artists such as Paul Baloche, Crystal Lewis, Kevin Prosch and The Violet Burning. Additional clients include corporations such as RCA, Apple Computer, NBC and Charles Schwab. Jeff owns and operates a recording facility and systems design company in Temecula, CA.

Course Curriculum

Free Introduction
GarageBand: an Introduction FREE 00:00:00
1: An Overview of Garageband
1. The Main Window
2. Transport Controls
3. The Metronome (Click Track)
4. Software Instrument Tracks
5. Real Instrument Tracks
6. Master Track
7. Podcast Track
8. Video Track
9. The Track Editor
10. The Loop Browser
11. The Media Browser
12. The Track Info Window (including plug-ins)
2: Recording A Music Project
1. The New Project Window
2. Creating New Tracks
3. Editing & Mixing Tracks
4. Mastering and Sharing
3: Recording A Podcast Episode
1. Creating The Basic Tracks
2. Editing and Mixing and Sharing the Podcast
3. Podcast Quality OPartions
4: Recording A Movie Score
1. Creating A Movie Score
2. Sharing The Movie

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