Study after study shows that playing music is extraordinarily beneficial to children. As a result, developers have created some excellent music education apps which can engage kids of all ages in learning and appreciating music.
March 7th, 2019
1. Tune Train
This iOS app teaches young children to create and edit melodies with just the swipe of a finger. By playing in the Tune Train world, kids begin to learn about the fundamental structure of music, including pitch, notes, and chords. Free
2. Musical Me
This fun iOS app teaches kids 3-7 some of the fundamental components of music, including notes, rhythm and pitch. $1.99
3. Kids Ear Training
For iOS and Android devices, this is a complete ear training program in an app. Ideal for kids who are already learning an instrument or who sing in choir, the app aims to “introduce essential musical elements and concepts and help the student identify those elements by ear.” $2.99
4. Theory Lessons
This iOS app includes 39 animated music theory lessons. It is a great option for older kids for whom the above apps are too basic or juvenile. We highly recommend it as a complement to their in-class lessons. $2.99
5. Music Tutor Sight Read Lite
This Android app offers quizzes and lessons for music students learning to sight read. Free
6. Piano Dust Buster
Use this iOS app with your real, acoustic piano or keyboard, or use the touchscreen option on your device. The app introduces a game component to learning piano, motivating kids to want to practice. Free, with optional subscription and in-app purchases
Let us know in the comment section if you have any other cool apps we should download!