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

The DLP Learning Program - Music education program produced by the faculty and staff of The Dallas School of Music. The curriculum and resources are designed specifically for today’s web-savvy learners.

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

Dr. Spike's Music Theory Clinic - Excellent video lessons on a wide range of music theory topics from Dr. David Spondike.



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.



Blogs

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.



Magazines

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.