Masks are required for educational programs in the Museum’s theaters and classrooms, as well as for tours to Historic RCA Studio B and Hatch Show Print.


Online Family Program: Introduction to GarageBand

Jan 30, 202110:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Smartphones, tablets, and recording software have given millions of people the power to record and produce music. In this introductory class, musician and educator Adam Ollendorff 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. Ollendorff has played on recordings by Kacey Musgraves and Carrie Underwood. Recommended for ages seven and up, but all are welcome. Guardian is required to be present for children under thirteen.


Takes place via Zoom. Space is limited. Registration required. Free.


Optional materials:

  • Paper and writing utensil for taking notes
  • Your own musical instrument for playing along
  • An iPhone, iPad, or other Apple product with the GarageBand app, if you’d like to follow along on your own device
  • “A Step-by-Step Guide to Making and Recording Music in GarageBand” (Found here)




By signing up for this program, you are confirming that a guardian will be present with youth under age thirteen. An educator will send a Zoom invitation to you by 9:30 a.m. the morning of the program. Registration closes at 5:00 p.m. the day before the program, and accommodations are guaranteed for museum members. While space is limited, a minimum number of participants is required for this program to take place. While the instructor will have audio and video on during the program, it is optional for participants to turn their cameras and/or audio on during the live program. We will not record video or audio of participants for use after the program. Please reach out to if you have any questions.

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