Sound Recording, Producing & Composing Resources

Sound Recording, Producing & Composing

Music technology tutorial videos online music education resource


Whether at home or in school, Save The Music’s original tutorial videos help you easily navigate the ins and outs of producing your own music with easy-to-access software that you can find right on your own personal technology devices. Videos now also available in Spanish.


Ableton Live, Push, and Link – unique software and hardware for music creation and performance, used by musicians, producers, and DJs. Learn and have fun making basic electronic music and sounds with a synthesizer.

Check out Ableton for the Classroom for ready-to-use projects and resources! 

GarageBand online music education resource


GarageBand is a fully equipped music creation studio right inside your Mac — with a complete sound library that includes instruments, presets for guitar and voice, and an incredible selection of session drummers and percussionists. GarageBand is available for Mac, iPad, and iOS (click below) and learn how to download the software for PC here.


Dept. Of Sound is a non-profit organization that provides opportunities for youth through music and podcasting curriculum by supplying free courses and tools online for students. Through the curriculum, Dept. of Sound teaches a diversity of life skills including leadership, collaboration, wellness, and entrepreneurship to the youth. Access to music and audio education should be a universal utility, not a luxury.

Music Forward Foundation


Music Forward Foundation provides information, tools, and unmatched access and opportunity for young people to spark discovery and define pathways to success in the music industry. Resources for both classrooms and individuals include panels, workshops, performances, video on demand, and self-guided content designed to explore careers and connect passions to professions in the music industry, on and off the stage.


A free, music creation app that works on any device or platform. With its collection of both modern and legendary sounds, Zenbeats brings Roland’s history of innovation into a dynamic, accessible environment. 


Explore creative sound recording and producing at any ability level with Soundtrap, an online music creation platform. Soundtrap for Education makes it easy for teachers to set up classes and students to submit assignments.


Spire Studio by iZotope® is an all-in-one recording studio, combining powerful hardware with an innovative mobile app. Don’t have a Spire? Download the free Spire app and get started recording today!

Singer, rapper, and certified gold song writer AdELA says the iZotope® Spire Studio is one of her must-haves! Watch her short and easy tutorial.

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