Hoboken High School (Hoboken, NJ)

  • Instructor: David Stasiak
  • School: Hoboken High School
  • Location: Hoboken, NJ
  • School Profile: Public HS, 9-12, 450 total enrollment
  • Class Title(s): Electronic Music & Songwriting
  • Grade Levels Included: 9-12

  • Structure of NTM Class: 40 minutes, 15 students per class
  • History: This class was proposed as a new idea for the 2017-18 school year.

  • Software Used: GarageBand
  • Hardware Used: Macintosh computers, M-Audio Keystation 49ES

  • Describe Class Activities: This class will consist of various projects with and without vocals.  Students will write songs in various genres with different compositional rules for each project.

  • Success Stories from NTM Activities: This year is our maiden voyage, so not stories yet!
  • Advice to Others Starting NTM Project: If you don't have the right equipment, keep your ear to the ground. You'd be surprised who might end up being a surprising ally and who has computers or keyboards to spare!

  • Data: About 6-7% of students take this class.  I have 2 sections of 15 students out of a 450 student school

  • Date Submitted: August 2017
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