Country Music Hall of Fame


Family Program: Introduction to GarageBand

Saturday, March 09, 2019 - 01:00pm

2 Sessions | 1:00 PM and 1:45 PM

Smartphones, tablets, and recording software have given the masses the power to record and produce music. In this introductory class, musician and educator Matt Kass will teach participants the basics of GarageBand music production software, including how to create a drum loop, add guitar and keyboard sounds, and record voices. Kass studied ethnomusicology at Cornell University and has created music for TV and national advertising campaigns. Headphones and iPads provided, or bring your own. Ages seven and up. Taylor Swift Education Center. ​


Admission is included with Museum ticket* or Museum membership.

* Tennessee children ages 18 and under from Cheatham, Davidson, Robertson, Rutherford, Sumner, Williamson, and Wilson counties receive free museum admission as part of Community Counts: Museum Admission Program for Locals. Up to two accompanying adults receive 25 percent off admission. Proof of residency required. For more information, please visit Community Counts or inquire at the Museum Box Office.


Students can explore the museum with a spring break activity pack full of gallery games, at-home activities, and cool keepsakes. Request a pack at the box office, then use it when checking out the museum. Explore the new exhibit American Currents: The Music of 2018 and take in Little Big Town: Power of Four, enjoy new installations in the Taylor Swift Education Center featuring artifacts from Swift and Maren Morris, get high-tech in the ACM Gallery, record a song in the Dinah and Fred Gretsch Family Gallery, test your country music knowledge, and more. Hands-on art and music programs take place Thursday through Sunday in the Taylor Swift Education Center.

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