Class Method book
Sound Innovations for Band - Band method book resource and play-a-long tracks
Essential Elements for Strings - Orchestra method book resource and play-a-long tracks
Snark ST-2 or ST-8
- Clip on tuner for all instruments. ST-2 has an internal mic and reads vibrations; while ST-8 just tunes through vibration of the pitch on the instrument.
Apps for Android or Apple
Metronome - should be able to find free metronomes. Metronomes help us by clicking the beat at a chosen tempo
Bandmate Chromatic Tuner
- Great as a free tuner. Just pick your instrument in the app.
- highly encourage brass players to get this app, it will help your child know if they are playing the correct pitch
Yamaha Fingering Charts - Instrument fingering charts available here
Metronomeonline.com - Metronome to use on-line. Looks like a blue dial, choose the speed you want.
MusicTheory.net - Music Theory knowledge and exercises
Vic Firth - Percsussion Rudiments (audio and video of exercises available)
MusicRacer - works on note identification, fingerings, and musical terms
Treble Note Challenge - name 25 treble clef notes in one minute (can use the mouse or keyboard to answer)
Bass Note Challenge - name 25 bass clef notes in one minute (can use the mouse or keyboard to answer)
Alto Clef Note Challenge - name 25 alto clef notes (can use the mouse or keyboard to answer)