13 must Have Chrome Apps for Music Teachers

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March 24, 2015
Here is a list we have curated specifically for music teachers. This list features a collection of popular Chrome apps ideal for teaching and learning about music. From apps to help you improve your music sheet reading skills to apps to assist you in your guitar and piano playing, the apps in this selection are definitely a must have for music teachers. Have a look and, as always, share with your colleagues.

1- Music Notation Training

“Notation Training is simple tool that helps you to improve your music sheet reading skills. App is designed to be as straightforward as possible and you can start practicing in less than one second. No registration is required.”

2- UJAM: Make Your Music

“If you've got a tune in your head, start your session by singing, whistling, humming, or playing an instrument to record your idea. Then, move on to produce a full track with professional backing instruments and styles. Or, start by rejamming a song template, loading a saved session, or uploading a file from your computer.”

3- AudioSauna

“Full-featured audio workstation for making music online. AudioSauna is a full-featured audio workstation with an easy-to-use and straightforward user interface. It enables using several advanced polyphonic synthesizers, samplers and live effects in real-time in the browser.”

4- Audiotool

“Audiotool is a powerful online music production studio right in your browser…Audiotool lets you create your own sounds by wiring more than fourteen different effects together with one of our three drum machines or synthesizers. There are endless possibilities.”

5- Beatlab

“Beatlab is the easiest way to create music and share it with your friends. Create music using a simple expressive interface that requires no knowledge of music theory or instruments.  You can start from scratch, or remix the musical ideas of others.”

Piano Apps
6- Virtual Piano Black
“Play the Piano with your computer keyboard! There are hundreds of songs in the list.  All you have to do is type the letters from the song and you will be playing piano in no time! ”

7- Player Piano

“This virtual piano app for browser emulates a real piano keyboard and it offers lot of features. You can use different FX effects, show or hide key numbers, show or hide active key illumination, restart song, enable damper, adjust volume, and more with volume control you will benefit from cleaned noise and improved sounds.”

8- ButtonBass Player Piano

“Type out a song in the text field above the keys.  Press the play button to have the piano play back the song.  Adjust the time of the pause between key press by highlighting the number 300 and typing over it or by hitting the plus and minus buttons.  The lower the number the faster it plays. ”

9- Color Piano 

“Color Piano is an educational application that utilizes colors in teaching piano theory, creating a visual interface for learning the keyboard; learn how to play songs on the piano without learning sheet-music! ”

Guitar Apps
10- Guitar Chords

“An easy to use comprehensive directory of Guitar Chords.”

11- Guitarist’s Reference

“Guitar Chord Encyclopedia: This handy app includes over 3000 of the most commonly used guitar chords, as well as information on chord theory and easy-reference diagrams. Don't forget to check out Chord Quiz feature to test your skill.”

12- Guitar Scale Reference

“This app serves as a quick and easy reference for hundreds of guitar scales. If you are striving to improve your ability to play tasteful lead guitar, insane guitar solos, arpeggios or develop guitar melodies, this app is a must-have.”

13- ButtonBass Guitar

“Play this guitar with your computer keyboard!  Play real songs by just typing out the letters. Just like the ButtonBeats Virtual Piano.“