Rumours abound that an announcement for the music application is about to be made

Apple is rumoured to be releasing a new version of music application ‘GarageBand’, featuring interactive music lessons given by celebrity musicians.

Apple traditionally updates its Mac program platform (which includes ‘GarageBand’) every January, and MusicRadar speculates that an announcement will be made about ‘GarageBand’ during the company’s keynote address at the Macworld 2009 conference tomorrow (January 6).

‘GarageBand’ is available as part of the iLife multimedia suite on all Macs. says that the celebrity lessons are to be called ‘Mentor’.

The service will reportedly allow users to download music lessons taken by their favourite musicians.