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Apple Training Series: iLife ’11 by Mary Plummer, Dion Scoppettuolo

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Lesson 15. Learning to Play Music with GarageBand

Time

This lesson takes approximately 40 minutes to complete.

Goals

Connect instruments to the computer

Explore and customize the Learn to Play interface

Record a practice session and view progress

Download additional Learn to Play lessons

Are you one of the millions of people who wish you had learned how to play piano or guitar? Well, if you have a Mac with GarageBand ’11 and a guitar, a piano, or MIDI keyboard, this is your chance! Many of you already have an instrument in the house (or collecting dust in the attic), and if not, you probably know someone who will loan you one.

Whether you’re an accomplished musician or hobbyist, or just starting out, GarageBand can empower you to take your musical ...

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