Classic FMThis fantastic radio station is free to listen to online and via your normal radio. Enjoy the great sounds of the orchestra and many other instruments from different eras. Enhance your music understanding from class by listening to key words in action..... Tempo is...... Pitch is.....
Music TheoryAnother must-have site. Anything and everything for your child about music theory, including whole lessons, games, and quizzes. You can even print your own staff paper for free!
Free metronome to keep you in timeA very handy metronome wherever you have the internet available! Just select the tempo marking and click on and it will beat the pulse, click off to stop it playing. You can play it straight off the website or download it to have on your computer.
New York Philharmonic OrchestraThis site is fabulously fun and also instructional. It is sponsored by the New York Philharmonic. It can be used individually or as a class. It includes a game room, musician's lounge, composer's gallery, instrument storage room and laboratory, conductor/soloist dressing rooms, news stand, and composition workshop. Your child should love exploring this site and building on learning from the classroom.
Dallas Symphony OrchestraThis site is sponsored by the Dallas Symphony and has a terrific room for kids. In the kids room, pupils view the orchestra seating chart (of different musical periods of history!), the instrument encyclopedia, DSOkids news, practice chair, make your own instruments, composers and much more.
Singing HorsesA Great way for children to make their own piece of music using set sample sounds- good fun! The link is safe but do not use if you feel uncomfortable doing so. The site may open in a new browser window.
Bird SingersThe children can create their own piece of music just by clcking on birds- each bird sings a different note. There is an option to play 3 blind mice as well.
Blob chorus gameGreat game to get your child really listening! Three blobs sing different notes then the King blob sings- click on which blob sang the same note as the King blob. Fun disaster will strike if you get the answer wrong! If your child finds the initial level too easy then they can increase the number of blobs in the chorus
Make your own mixVery cool interactive music tool! Make your own mix using readymade samples. Just choose the sample you like from the category and drag it to a section on the lines. Each block represents 2 'bars' (8 beats).
Music Maestro gameA bit like guitar hero- but by clicking the mouse. It is not an easy task so approach with caution....but of course have a go just for fun anyway! Challenge your friends to see who can get the furthest as you ensure that you click the correct sections of the orchestra to play at the correct time!
More Music gamesLots of fun but challenging games that test your listening skills and memory. Read the instructions by clicking the button on each game then enjoy the challenge!
Chord progression/sequence genreatorEver wanted to write a song but don't know which chords to use? Then this link is the starting point you need! Choose the mood/style of the piece you want to create and the key (stick with C or G to start with) and the webpage will tell you which chords to use to create your song. Great if you are using the 'Jamstudio' website!
Virtual KeyboardHave great fun using this very handy tool- a virtual keyboard! Click away with the computer mouse and you can have fun composing your own pieces or practice those you have learnt in class- you can even select different instrument sounds and there is a chord button which allows you to select notes to form a chord and then play it to hear the result!
Virtual PianoSimilar to the Virtual keyboard but without the different instrument sounds. There is an option to add a sustained effect as if you had the sustain pedal pushed down on a real piano. Click one note at a time to play your piece.
Play the chords for 'Let it Go' from Disney's 'Frozen'Enjoy playing/singing along with the Idina Menzel version of 'Let it Go' from the hit Disney movie 'Frozen'. If you are not sure of the notes in each chord ask Mr Welcomme or just play the first note you see (Fm- play the note F) See the seperate document links above(at the top of the page) for chord sheets which show you which notes to play on the keyboard/guitar/ukulele for each chord.You can print these off if you like so you can then practice anywhere you have one of those instruments near you!
IncrediboxEnjoy creating your masterpieces with this great website- have fun!