Music Websites & Apps
Music Tech Teacher
Created by a middle school band teacher, this site offers a huge selection of online music games and quizzes as well as worksheets and lessons.
The Rhythm Trainer
Practice aural dictation and notation.
Practice note recognition on the staff, key signatures, scales, ear training, and more plus read lessons on these topics.
New York Philharmonic Kid Zone
This site from the NY Philharmonic Orchestra includes lots of fun music-themed games and quizzes, as well as interactive introductions to famous composers, conductors, and musicians.
San Francisco Symphony
The new SFSKids includes: a fun and playful series of educational modules presented as immersive environments and using animal avatars as guides; the ability to explore various linkages between composers, instruments and music compositions; the use of some game-based techniques to motivate repeated listening and engagement; gesture-controlled simulation scenarios using the mouse and keyboard to provide “hands-on” experiences of playing instrument and conducting music; interactive online tutorials to learn about music basics; the opportunity for users to compose and notate their own original music; and much more.
Dallas Symphony Orchestra
The site features games, listen and learn, and various teacher resources, from the Dallas Symphony Orchestra.
Whether your child is already a drummer or is interested in drumming and you’re not quite ready to buy a drum kit, this site is a great resource. Play virtual drums, try a drum game, or take a lesson. Free
Music Teachers Games
Music games and quizzes test students knowledge of notes, lines and spaces of the treble and bass clef, ear training, guitar, and more.
Classics for Kids
Dedicated to teaching kids about classical music and music composition, this site offers music games, quizzes, lesson plans, a weekly podcast, and a “Composer of the Month” feature.
Great for practicing at home. Set the tempo slow to work trouble spots and then speed up.
Chrome Music Lab
Chrome Music Lab is a website that makes learning music more accessible through fun, hands-on experiments.
Up to Ten
Type in the word "music" in the search and find music games and activities.
Create melodies using the numbers on your keyboard and more.
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 note length, and chords. Free
Music Tutor Sight Read Lite
This Android app offers quizzes and lessons for music students learning to sight-read. A paid version offers additional features. For Apple users, Music Tutor Free offers similar functionality. Free
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. Learn to play classical and popular songs, practice sheet music reading, and more. Free, with optional subscription and in-app purchases