Music Education Resources

Meet the Instruments

Meet the Instruments of the Orchestra! This incredible, award-winning, free music education series combines the popular Nirks® puppets with professional musicians from Portland Columbia Symphony to introduce young listeners to the instruments of the orchestra.

The Dynamic Music Room

The Dynamic Music Room is a music resource website for music teachers, parents, students, and musicians of all ages and ability levels. It offers practical content written by musicians and music teachers on elementary music, secondary performing groups, singing, band instruments, and much more.

Qwest TV EDU

Qwest TV EDU is Quincy Jones’ music video resource with 1300+ concerts and documentary films in jazz, soul, funk, classical, and world music. The platform preserves the richness of history, while reflecting the present-day beauty and reality of culturally and racially diverse people. Benefit from a 20% discount until July 31, 2022 for one-year subscriptions!

muted.io

A growing collection of interactive music theory tools and references that make it fun and easy to learn and remember musical concepts like scales, chords, and keys.

Social Emotional Learning Alliance for the United States

SEL4US works to sustain and spread the use of high-quality, equity-focused social emotional learning (SEL) at the state and community levels. Find resources, get involved, and participate in events in your state.

Music Industry How To

Music Industry How To is an advice website for musicians, aiming to make knowledge in the music industry more accessible. It contains over a thousand guides written by musicians and industry experts at all stages of their career.

Koala Sampler

Koala is the ultimate pocket-sized sampler. Record anything with your phone’s mic instantly or import your own sounds. Use Koala to create beats with those samples, add effects and create a track!

Orange Learn

Orange Learn offers options to learn music in a flexible, stress-free way and experiences can be tailored to include online and offline self-paced learning. Their goal is to give learners options within the wonderful world of music to explore and progress at their own pace, with no pressure, wherever they are in the world.

Soulsville Foundation

The Stax Museum of American Soul Music and Stax Music Academy at the original site of Stax Records in Memphis are the world’s only museum and school focusing on the rich legacy of Stax Records and The Memphis Sound. Stax Museum educational outreach includes free, online curriculum with Facing History and Ourselves, free-admission monthly Family Days, free Black History Month Virtual Tour, and more!

Piano Dreamers

PianoDreamers shares useful info and key insights into the captivating world of pianos, whether acoustic or digital. They also explore the world at music at large. You’ll revel in in-depth guides and reviews that are packed with practical tips and tricks to boost your piano and keyboard competency as well as music production and more!

Drum Ambition

Learn how to play drums online with Drum Ambition – a critically acclaimed educational resource trusted in over 50 countries. Drum Ambition offers online video drum lessons, thoughtfully tailored towards beginner drummers, and more experienced hobbyists that want to improve. Enjoy free lessons or subscribe for more content.

Neolth

Neolth’s mission is to support students and schools by helping students manage the stress and pressure they face by empowering them to develop the resiliency skills they need to thrive. Neolth has launched a free version for educators – use this version to access a library of content meant to be used in the classroom with students as part of SEL learning and mental health education.