Great Websites for Kids Who Love Music

Performer-Based Websites 

http://www.fromthetop.com/
The From The Top website is designed for young classical musicians. This clever website has: The Green Room, Hall of Fame, Answer Zone, Student Lounge, a Reference Room and an area for parents and teachers. Partnered with the highly successful From The Top radio program, this site offers the more “serious” young musicians an opportunity to hear from others like them and benefit from socialization of sorts with others like themselves.

Symphony-Based Websites

http://www.sfskids.org/
This very animated and fun website introduces kids to the orchestra but also has sections on theory basics and composers.

http://www.nyphilkids.org/
Great graphics and fun games—like the clarinet scavenger hunt—make this New York Philharmonic website great, especially for instrumental students.

Music Game/Theory/History/Listening Websites

http://www.teoria.com/

This is a great site for music theory.

http://www.musictheory.net/
Includes quality theory tutorials, and interactive identification and ear training drills in note reading, key signatures, intervals and triads.

musictheory.halifax.ns.ca/lessons.html
This site contains 26 free music theory lessons (which include some audio examples) and printable quizzes.

www.creatingmusic.com
Elementary-age students can enjoy exploring, creating and manipulating music.

www.bbc.co.uk/radio3

Upper elementary and middle school students can enjoy manipulating and creating musical sequences.

www.dariamusic.com

Fun musical activities for little ones; Learn about instruments, watch videos, learn about World Music.

http://www.pianoeducation.org/pnoscore.html#For_Kids

This provides a list of links to the many articles and music links for kids on the Piano Education Page. Parents may want to take a look, too!

 

 

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