NEW ZEALAND MUSIC


MUSIC DISCOVERY

  • Touchpress Apps - a great collection of apps great for music exploration.

  • forScore - PDF music reader for iPad - have thousands of scores at your fingertips.

  • Riffstation - learn and play along with songs on piano, guitar and ukelele using the visual chords


CLASSROOM

  • Kahoot - create and play games and quizzes! Loads of music ones, or make your own. Students love it.

  • Quizizz - great classroom quizzes like Kahoot, but students can do as homework and you can get data!

  • BlendSpace - collate all of your digital content in one place - youtube, PDFs, dropbox, google drive, etc.

  • Vizia - pimp youtube videos by adding questions, polls and interaction.


THEORY

  • MusicTheory.net - theory lessons, exercises and tools - GREAT for extension work or extra help.

  • MusicTheoryGuy - a fantastic library of video lessons on YouTube.


MUSIC NOTATION

  • Sibelius - the grandfather of notation software, and super intuitive for students to use.

  • MuseScore - it's free. Awkward to use at times but it's free!

  • NoteFlight - based online - no installation! Great collaboration, but limited notation functionality.

  • Dorico, Finale, Notion - notable mentions, but not most suited for classroom/learning use.


COMPOSITION AND TRANSCRIPTION

  • SoundTrap - write, record, master your music using browser based application.

  • HookPad - impressive songwriting tools for transcription, chord selection and melody writing.

  • Chordie - Play your midi controller, and see note names, notation, chord name and the guitar voicing!

  • iRehearse - great for learning music from a recording or transcribing music.


ORCHESTRAS AND INSTRUMENTATION


YOUTUBE PLAYLISTS