Useful Sites

Theta Music Trainer enthusiastically endorses and recommends the following useful websites and services. For some of these sites, we are an affiliate partner and receive a referral commission. We have actively used and reviewed all of these sites and believe these are the 'best of the best' in their respective categories.

Ear Training

Easy Ear Training - The best all-round source of ear training information on the web.

Ear Training Online - Great collection of tips and articles, as well as a comprehensive review of all the major ear training methods and software packages.

Online Music Study

Dolmetsch Music Theory & History Online - Free online lessons in music theory and history.

Services for Music Teachers

Music Teacher's Helper - Designed by music teachers, for music teachers, to help you manage the business aspects of running a private music teaching studio.

Finding a Music Teacher - Connects students and teachers across the US for private music lessons.

Stars and Catz Music Teacher Network - Free online service for matching students with music teachers.


Color In My Piano - Keeping music alive for piano teachers/students.

Musician's Way Blog - Inspiration, career advice, practice & performance tips, and much more!

Music Matters Blog - Creative, practical and up-to-date resources for the independent music teacher.

Thomas J. West Blog - Music Practice Tips, Recommendations, Techniques, and Reviews for Teachers, Parents, and Students.

Midnight Music - Katie Wardrobe offers some very useful music tech tips as well as compilations and reviews of music tech resources.


Opus Osm - The free, online magazine in English about Czech classical music, opera, and ballet.

Software for Music Creators

Mixcraft - Powerful, easy-to-use multi-track recording studio software. Used to create many of the samples in Channel Scramble and Flash Effects.

Loops and Samples

Philharmonia Orchestra Sample Library - Excellent samples of orchestral instruments recorded by Philharmonia Orchestra players.