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Free Music Lessons for Kids

A Variety of Ways to Learn Music

Music lessons mostly for free. Some also offer a paid version with more features.

Download Music

iTunes U. Click. Sync. Learn. Download on iTunes
Now it’s easier than ever to unleash the full potential of iPad in your classroom by creating your own music lessons for iPad. You get to share your ideas in a powerful new way, and your students get a rich, immersive learning experience using the iTunes U app for iPad. iTunes U is available no matter where you teach — at any college, university, or K-12 school.

Walt Disney Records
Streaming music from top Disney movies and shows.

Homeschool Music Programs

Home School Music Network
Join bands, orchestras, choruses, and other homeschool music groups. Find out about performances, or add yours to the list.

Learn an Instrument

Danman’s Music Library and Music School
Learn to play guitar, piano, violin, flute or learn to sing. Over 500 video lessons online.

Always free for teachers. Students choose FiddleQuest Free or FiddleQuest Complete. An interactive community of violin instructors, other students, and those you wish to share your tunes.

Wilbur’s Music & Blues Page
Home for Music Info and Instruction: Blues, Harmonica, Piano, and Penny Whistle. Learn basic music notation and format.

Method and Composition

Compose Yourself Music Lessons Card Game

Compose Yourself Music Card Game
by Think Fun
* Create a world-class composition in minutes! No musical experience necessary; Invented by Philip Sheppard, world-famous composer and cellist;
* Register online to hear your composition played by an orchestra; Download an mp3, print music and share with friends and social networks;
* Includes 60 transparent Music Cards, and an exclusive website for playing and sharing your compositions;
* Inspires creativity, builds self-confidence, ignites the left and right brain, and encourages a love for music; Ages 6 to adult;
* Arrange the Music Cards into your own unique melody; Cards combine to form over a billion melodies.

These music flashcards can be used by beginning music students who are becoming acquainted with key music rudiments, all the way up to intermediate and advanced students who wish to fill in gaps here and there or increase fluency with existing knowledge.



MusiQwik and MusiSync Fonts
244 KB. Robert Allgeyer’s fonts. This package contains the best, version 5 update, True Type fonts. These work on Windows, MacOSX, and Linux. The “Open Font License” allows these fonts to be freely passed around. Additional fonts available, but may not work on newer computers: NoteHedzBongos, and FretQwik.

Young Composers
Have you composed a tune in midi format? Share with others here.

Music and History

Edison Recordings
The Edison company produced these five tunes between 1919 and 1926, in West Orange, New Jersey. Also included is a re-enactment of the first words recorded on a phonograph – Mary Had A Little Lamb.

Mechanical Musical Instruments
From the collections of the Phonogrammarchiv of the Austrian Academy of Sciences come these charming instruments. You may have seen some like these in merry-go-rounds. A history lesson.

Teach Rock
An online educational resource presented by Steven Van Zandt’s Rock and Roll Forever Foundation and offered free-of-charge to educators, students, and individuals everywhere.

Music and Math

The magical mathematics of music 
Such musical notions as octaves, chords, scales, and keys can all be demystified and understood logically using simple mathematics.

Music and Science

The Musical Brain
How come one person can carry a tune and another cannot? How come you like some music and not others?

The Science of Music
Explore the science of music with us, through these online exhibits, movies, and questions. Along the way, you can compose, mix, dance, drum, experiment, and above all—listen.

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