Music Tech

Music Tech Apps

Our Teaching Artists have curated a collection of music tech apps that support home practice and foster creativity. More over, the list of apps are free or very low-cost.

Home Practice Apps Starter Set

These two free mobile apps are all you need to support your home practice sessions

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Virtual Learning Platforms

Tuners and Drones

Tuners can be used to help ‘tune’ an instrument and produces a sustained sound to use as a tool for playing better ‘in tune’ during home practice.

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Cleartune ($)
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iTanpura Lite
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Metronomes can be used to keep a steady beat while you practice. Here are a few low-cost apps for your mobile device.

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Drum Loops
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Fun Music Apps

Below is a list of fun music apps to keep your home practice fun and entertaining while you play your instrument.

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String Racer
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Staff Wars
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Drum Beats +

Scales and Sightreading

Scales are the basic language of music and it's important to practice daily. But you can also make it fun!

String Scales
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Scale Tracks
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Sight Reading Factory
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The Monster Musician Reader
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Serious Music to Watch

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