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What you need to do
Sound Systems
Music Tech Survey
Chord Progression Assignment 
V - G - B - D
vi - A - C - E 
IV - C - F - A (Inversion) 
Chord Progressions
List of Songs using the I-V-vi-IV
Create your own progression 
Mood Piece Assignment

The I-V-vi-IV


Continue working on your chord progressions.  Once you have recorded work on adding drums.   
Listen to songs from the list of songs that I-V-vi-IV - progression. 


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A chord progression is a series of chords played in a sequence

Song Worksheet, select Blue Sky or Like Minds. Due Thursday 

The I-V-vi-IV progression is a common chord progression popular across several genres of music

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What does it the purpose of a Sound System? 
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Airdrop - Do you know how to Airdrop from your iphone to the Mac? This is the easiest way to transfer files!
Be able to access the Music Tech Network folder - smb://torrfs01
Access your Google Account - Gmail, Google Docs & more
Download Google Drive to your device - FREE 
What recording Apps do you have on your device?
iPhone users - Garageband APP is FREE! 
Be able to access all the different pages on our website 



Music Technology I Assignments 

Export assignments as MP3 

1. Go to Share
2. Select Export song to disk
3 Name file, select desktop and MP3

4. Click on Export

5. MP3 file will appear on desktop



Export movie as MP4

1. Go to file
2. Click Movie
3. Click Export Audio to Movie
4. Save


In Garageband how do I?
All completed assignments must be uploaded into the Music Tech Network Drive.  
You will receive a "0" for assignments not uploaded into the Music Network Drive
Are you using the Garageband App?

In Music Technology I you will be required to work independently and have time management skills with each project.

Topics include but not limited to:

Basics of a Sound System, Audio Effects, Garageband - Desktop and iOS, MIDI Sequencing, Audio Sequencing
Composing, Arranging , Podcasting, Remixing, Film Scoring & Live Performance using Technology,
NEW for 19-20 Music & Coding and MAKEY MAKEY's! 

What you will explore in Music Tech I 

In this class you will cover the following topics but not limited to:

Basics of a Sound System
Audio Effects

Garageband - Desktop and iOS

MIDI Sequencing

Audio Sequencing



Film Scoring

NEW  - Music & Coding for 2019-2020

What you will need for this class.


You will need to provide your own headphones.
Google Accounts (Gmail) 
Network Folder Access - smb://torrfs01

Devices (Optional)
Google Drive downloaded on device (Optional)
Recording Apps on your device (Optional)


Music Technology is a project based class that will require independent work and time management skills.


Nothing in this class is hard!  
It is just different from what you have done before. 


Mood Piece Assignment 
You will create a piece of music with a certain mood. It can be happy, tense, wistful - any mood you want.
You must use multiple aspects of music to convey your chosen mood (rhythm, dynamic, melody, harmony, texture, sound quality)
Total Length of file will be 30 seconds
Must have at least 5 tracks, from at least 3 instrument families (woodwinds, brass, percussion, keyboards, synthesizers, voice)
At least 3 tracks have to be recorded with the keyboartd and at least 1 track needs to be loops
Save Garageband file and when you are done export as an MP3 with the name MoodPiece & your name
Save it to the Music Tech Network Folder 

Self Assessment Click Here
Graphic Organizer Submission

The mo