Guide to setting up your studio for online music lessons.

Guide to setting up your studio for online music lessons. - image iPad_on_keyboard on https://musicmasterlab.com

This video provides a technical description of how I teach music lessons online.

I am also attaching a written guide to displaying your iPhone or iPad on a Mac.

QuickTime Player set up guide.

1. Plug the lightning cable from your iPhone into a USB port on your Mac.

Make sure your phone is unlocked.

2. Open Finder window on the computer and open Applications.

3. Find QuickTime Player and open it.

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4. Once the QuickTime Player is opened , click on File on the top left corner.

5. Click on the first item under the File menu – “New Movie”

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6.  A new screen will open and  the built in camera and microphone of the computer will be displaying a video.

7. Navigate your pointer to the lower part of the window. You will find a little menu with a Red “Record’ button.

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8. On the right side of the Record button you will find a little white arrow/check menu.

9.Click on the arrow and a new menu will appear. You will have a choice on picking up for your video and microphone source.

Pick your iPhone for both video and microphone sources.

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10. On the left side of the Record button turn up the volume.

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Your phone is ready to stream to the computer.

Rotating your computer screen.

1. Push and hold “option” and “command” keys on the keyboard.

2. while you hold the buttons open “System preferences”

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3. While you are still holding the  “option” and “command” keys, open “Displays”

4. in the middle you will see a “Rotate” menu.

Guide to setting up your studio for online music lessons. - image on https://musicmasterlab.com

5. click on the “standard” and a menu will pop down.

6. click on 90°(degrees).

Guide to setting up your studio for online music lessons. - image on https://musicmasterlab.com

7. As soon as the computer screen rotates, click on “confirm” button

Guide to setting up your studio for online music lessons. - image on https://musicmasterlab.com

8. Go back to QuickTime Player and return to the window where your phone is displayed.

Guide to setting up your studio for online music lessons. - image on https://musicmasterlab.com

9. You can expand the window to a full screen with a little green arrow near the apple sign in the corner of the screen.

Guide to setting up your studio for online music lessons. - image on https://musicmasterlab.com

Here are the links to the products I used in my home studio.

iPad Clamp

https://amzn.to/3a3uv0N

iPhone tripod

https://amzn.to/2QryVqB     

The iPad stand I have at home is discontinued, but I found 2 similar models.

iPad Stand

https://amzn.to/2vmyOFn

iPad Stand

https://amzn.to/2vnoehx

Extension arm

https://amzn.to/33v7ykL

Holder for a Phone

https://amzn.to/38LSuAc

Screw adapters

https://amzn.to/3d8csIJ

Base Microphone Stand

https://amzn.to/3902ANZ

3.5mm male to male adapter

https://amzn.to/2xPKG3G

Lightning Cable

https://amzn.to/2WnP2ZV