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BandLab For Students (40 License Edition)

The Solution For Distance Learning - (Requires Prior Purchase Of BandLab For Schools) | taught by Phil Heeley
  • 40 Videos
  • 19 Quizzes
  • 70 PDFs
  • 1 Audio
  • 1 Download
  • 15.0 hrs

Course Curriculum

Certificate of Completion
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Bonus 3 - Scary Halloween Music Special
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Bonus 4 - FREE Christmas Music Making Pack - Create Your Own Christmas Remixes
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£187.00 / year
BandLab For Schools + 40 BandLab For Students Licences

Course description

Please note this course requires the prior purchase of BandLab For Schools.

Create an awesome song in the style that you love! 

Imagine being able to make the music that you love, emulating your musical heroes and learning the art of songwriting. Well, now you can! With over 100 cutting edge Loop Packs in popular styles such as Hip Hop, Trap, Grunge, Grime, EDM, Pop, Rock, RnB and Metal to name but a few, you now have the opportunity to study and master what makes a great song and develop your own music in the way that suits you.

You are joining a growing group of wannabe musicians (Over 25 million people worldwide) who love music and technology and are now using the BandLab platform to create, connect and collaborate, getting their music out there.

This is the future of Music in Schools and Beyond

BandLab brings award-winning music creation features to the classroom empowering teachers and their students with everything they need for collaborative and fun musical learning.

Nothing to patch or install – the cloud-based platform works on Mac, Windows, Linux and Chromebooks. It's safe and it's free!

Through the process of creating a structured song in any one of over 100 genres, you will learn:

  • The basic skills of how to use a DAW - Digital Audio Workstation
  • How to audition and find appropriate sounds for different elements of a song like the introduction, verse and chorus
  • How to appraise your progress and that of your friends
  • How to write your own lyrics
  • How to audition and play virtual midi instruments and record your own melodies and solos
  • Tips and tricks you can use to add the final touches to a song making it sound cohesive and professional
  • How To Make Your Finished Track Sound Even Better through Mastering

This course will empower and motivate you to become a musician and/or producer. It will give you confidence in your innate ability to create using the medium that you know so well - technology. Your results will astound you! BandLab can be accessed at home too, meaning that your exploration and experimentation continues outside school. 

And now there is a mobile app which makes making music even easier. (Please note, the app uses the public version of BandLab which may need parental approval).Step by step Video Tutorials

The video tutorials allow you to go at your own pace and learn by creating. You don't need to spend hours of your own time working out how to use the software, just press play and pause and have fun.

Like any other musical instrument the more you practice the better you will become. You will see a transformation in your learning, creativity and confidence as you realise your potential and your genius. Good luck and never stop making music!

Phil - Founder: Inclusive Music

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Phil Heeley
Phil Heeley
Founder - Inclusive Music & Senior Instructor

Teacher, Trainer, Educator, Music Technologist, Musician

“Inclusive Music” encapsulates Phil’s passion for enabling Access For All through Music Technology. Creator of the Best Selling “Dance eJay for Schools”, co-author of “GarageBand for Schools” and now "BandLab For Schools", he encourages students to discover their own ways of learning and expressing themselves, leading Ofsted to repeatedly recognise him as an “outstanding” teacher. SEND expert and Drake Music Associate Musician, Phil believes in the reality of participation no matter what the ability or disability.

His mission is to "Teach the world to make music with BandLab"


"When we first launched the BandLab for Education platform a year ago, Phil was one of the first beta testers we reached out to due to his incredible expertise in the music EdTech space. Phil has been helping us by product testing BandLab for Education directly in schools, and providing vital weekly feedback – he shares what fellow educators and their students find useful in our product, but also continually challenges us to improve our overall service. On top of that, he has gone the extra mile to create his own BandLab tutorials that are incredibly useful for anyone looking to get started making music.

Overall, Phil's support and strategic thinking has been invaluable. His name is recognised and respected even amongst our Education industry contacts here in Singapore. We are very excited to continue our partnership at BETT 2019 – where Phil will be sharing best practices for BandLab for Education – and beyond." 

Jessica Vas - BandLab

"Hi Phil,

I just wanted to drop you a quick email to say how much we're enjoying the music lessons. The children have really taken to it well and the adults are learning a lot!

So...a big thank you from us!

All the best,"

Emma, Laura and Year 5 

"Our Simple Accessible Music project was very popular with teachers and pupils. Nine schools have been involved so far with six further schools scheduled this academic year. So far all have adapted their school music curriculum to include music technology, with some teachers cascading to parallel classes and several intending to develop through whole-school CPD.  

Phil is highly competent with a range of software and its application in schools. He has recently been working with BandLab (a free educational resource) and assisting its creators with its development, opening up possibilities for schools. He is very knowledgeable about hardware and software.

These are high-quality online resources which have been popular with teachers and are also useful as a training resource after workshop delivery."

Fiona Pendreigh - Head of Plymouth Music Education Hub & Chair of the Music Education Council

“We know we are offering quality musical moments for our students and staff when Phil leads the sessions. Totally reliable and professional – I recommend him without reservation.”

Christine Wright, Teaching and Learning Music Adviser, South Gloucestershire Music Service