2016/04/22 New Course! Progressions I: Basic Chord Patterns - Our latest course covers the most common chord patterns using the I, IV, V and vi chords.
2016/04/17 New Teacher Console Feature - Teachers can now assign all of the new courses to their classes.
2016/04/11 New Course! Chords I: Root Position Triads - We've just released a new course that covers aural recognition of triads in root position, as well as the theory behind chord construction and spelling.
2016/04/04 New Course! Melody I: Basic Major Key Patterns - Our new Melody I course will start you on your way to recognizing melodies by ear. Topics covered include basic melodic patterns and triad arpeggios in major keys.
2016/03/26 New Teacher Console Feature - From the Teacher Console, it is now possible to add the same student to multiple classes with different teachers.
2016/03/20 Vocal Range Selection - We've added a new feature to allow selection of vocal range on all of our pitch match and melody singing games.
2016/03/09 New Course! Intervals I: Perfect Intervals - Our new intervals course will walk you through the early levels of our interval games, which all focus on perfect intervals - unisons, octaves, perfect 4ths and perfect 5ths.
2016/03/03 New Update to Android App Released - We have released version 2.2.0 of the Theta Music Trainer app for Android devices on Google Play Store and Amazon.
2016/02/28 New Update to iOS App - We've released a major new version of our iOS app on the iTunes Store. Version 2.2.0 contains one new game - Flash Cadences - along with miscellaneous bug fixes.
2016/02/21 New Course! Scales I: The Major Scale - We've added a new course that will take you through the basic levels of our scale games. Scales I: The Major Scale covers solfege scale degree numbers for major keys, as well aural recognition and singing of individual scale tones. The course also includes examples and exercises for learning how to find the key of a song.
2016/02/13 New Game: Rhythm Repeat - One of the most basic rhythm skills to clap back the rhythm of a melody that you have just heard. This exercise is especially good for beginners and younger musicians. Give it a shot with our new game Rhythm Repeat.
2016/02/08 New Game: Flash Chords (Quality) - When you hear a chord, can you quickly tell if it's major, minor or dominant? Flash Chords (Quality) will help you develop this valuable skill.
2016/01/29 New Game: Flash Cadences - This new game will help you to quickly identify different types of cadences, which can in turn provide clues about to the key of a particular musical passage.
2016/01/22 New Update to iOS App - We've released a major new version of our iOS app on the iTunes Store. Version 2.1.0 contains 3 new games, major improvements to the course functionality and miscellaneous bug fixes
2016/01/16 New Game: Flash Terms (Performance) - Have you ever wondered about the markings in music notation for tempo, expression or dynamics? Flash Terms (Performance) will help build this knowledge.
2016/01/10 New Game: Two Tones (Minor) - This game is the minor key equivalent of Two Tones (Major) and will help you quickly identify melodic intervals within the context of a minor key.
2015/09/15 New Update to iOS App - We've released a major new version of our iOS app on the iTunes Store. Version 2.0 contains our new course structure with 3 new courses, new profile and settings features, and all 45 games from the website.
2015/09/03 New Version of Android App Released - We have released version 2.0 of the Theta Music Trainer app for Android devices on Google Play Store.
2015/08/28 New Courses - We've created a new structure for our courses! Game levels are now associated with particular skills, and short lessons with examples are included to introduce each skill.
2015/07/18 New Game: Two Tones (Major) - To recognize melodies by ear, you will need to be able to recognize diatonic tones from the same major scale played in succession. Practice this skill with our new game Two Tones (Major).
2015/07/11 Rhythm Reader Update - We've released a new updated version of Rhythm Reader which includes enhanced graphics and new rhythm patterns.
2015/07/02 New Game: Pitch Compare - Strengthen your sense of pitch and tuning with our new game Pitch Compare.
2015/06/18 New Game: Rhythm Reader - Learn to quickly recognize and play back rhythms in standard music notation with our new game Rhythm Reader
2015/04/30 New Update to Android App - Version 1.8 of our Android app is now available on Google Play.
2015/03/01 New Game: More Tones (Minor) - Sharpen your ability to recognize melodic patterns in minor keys with our new game More Tones (Minor).
2015/02/23 New Version of Android App: Version 1.6 of Theta Music Trainer for Android phones and tablets is now available on Google Play. Like the iOS app, this update includes 41 games, including the recently released Tonic Finder.
2015/02/16 New Version of iOS App: We've released a new version (1.6) of Theta Music Trainer for iPad and iPhones. This one has all 41 games, including our latest - Tonic Finder - which helps you find the key or tonic center of a piece of music.
2015/02/08 New Game: Tonic Finder Our latest ear training game will help you to pinpoint the tonic note, so you can quickly find the key of any song you hear.
2015/01/27 Competition Results: The Theta Music Winter Games 2015 were held on January 26th. Congratulations to the Top 5 Finishers:
- asianpersuasion: 6,003
- Joy: 5,726
- Piano_Man7: 5,344
- Saori: 4,946
- emily321: 4,604
2015/01/16 Teacher's Guide: We have added a new Teacher's Guide that explains the specific skills being trained in each level of all 40 games on the site. The guide also includes detailed information about the instruments, chords, intervals etc. used in each level of the games.
2015/01/10 Winter Games 2015: Our annual musicianship competition for ear training and music theory will be held on January 26, 2015. The competition is free of charge and open to everyone.
2014/12/17 Holiday Special - 20% savings on all of our premium membership plans!
2014/09/09 New Feature: You can now play any of the scale or melody games using 'la-based minor' solfege syllables. To use this feature, simply change the setting for scale degrees in your Game Settings.
2014/09/03 New Feature: You can now select the vocal register for the guide tones that are used in Vocal Match. This makes it easier for beginners and children to match the pitch they are hearing.
2014/09/01 New Game: Flash Notation (Intervals) - Our latest notation game will boost your ability to recognize intervals by sight when they appear in standard music notation.
2014/08/30 Update Released for iPad/iPhone App: New update for iOS app (v 1.2.1) released on App Store. Now supports iPhones as well as iPads.
2014/08/23 Update Released for Android App: New update for iOS app (v 1.2) released on Google Play and Amazon App Store.
2014/08/06 New Feature: All of the vocal games now include mic tests at the beginning which allow users to select the mic they wish to use (if more than one is installed), and to check the mic level before starting the game.
2014/07/27 New Feature: In practice mode of the melodic interval games - Melodic Drops and Flash Intervals (Melodic) - it is now possible to select the direction of the intervals used for practice (ascending, descending or a mix of both).
2014/07/16 New Feature: In practice mode of Melodic Drops and Harmonic Drops, it is now possible to select the instruments used for each practice session.
2014/07/04 Bug Fix: Previously, when playing Tone Drops, some of the drops would not sound in the upper levels. This is now fixed.
2014/06/02 Bug Fix: When playing Melodic Drops or Harmonic Drops in practice mode, the game would crash if there were no instruments selected. This is now fixed.
2014/05/16 Theta Music Trainer now on Amazon - Version 1.0 of the Theta Music Trainer mobile app is now available for Android devices on the Amazon App Store for Android. The app can be downloaded free of charge and Theta Music subscribers automatically receive full access to all games and levels on the Android app.
2014/05/05 Android App Release on Google Play - Version 1.0 of the Theta Music Trainer mobile app is now available for Android devices on the Google Play Store. The app can be downloaded free of charge and Theta Music subscribers automatically receive full access to all games and levels on the Android app.
2014/04/03 iPad App Release - We are pleased to announce that the mobile version of Theta Music Trainer is now available for iPad. The app can be downloaded free of charge and Theta Music subscribers automatically receive full access to all games and levels on the iPad app.
2014/01/07 Winter Games 2014 - Our 4th Annual Winter Games will be held on January 23rd, 2014. It is free to enter and Amazon Gift Cards will be presented to the Top 5 finishers.