SmartMusic connects teachers and students

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SmartMusic is a web-based music education platform that connects teachers and students.

Teachers have access to an unrivaled library of music from which to create individualized assignments for every student. Students receive immediate feedback as they practice each assignment. Their best performances are then sent back to the teacher for grading and additional guidance. SmartMusic transforms student practice from passive repetition to active learning.

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SmartMusic includes an ever-expanding library of the world’s greatest music. Any piece or exercise can be used to create an assignment. Search the repertoire.


As they practice, students immediately see which notes and rhythms they performed correctly and incorrectly, helping them improve faster.

guided practice

Teachers can easily manage classes, assign pieces, review student recordings, and track individual progress with the Gradebook. See how it works.

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Teach Free

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TEACH Free provides access for an unlimited number of teachers and students.

Access includes:

  • Inspiring accompaniments with professional audio tracks
  • The ability to:
    • Create and send assignments
    • Hear student recordings
    • Document progress in your gradebook
  • Content from the free library including:
    • Skill building exercises
    • Sight reading tools
    • A selection of state scales
    • Sample of ensemble titles


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TEACH provides access for 3 teachers and 50 students. Additional teachers and students can be added inexpensively to suit any sized program. Learn more about pricing options

Access for educators includes all the benefits of TEACH Free, plus the ability to create assignments from the full online SmartMusic library, including:

  • 80+ popular methods for band, jazz band, orchestra, voice, and general ed
  • 5,000+ ensemble titles, by top composers from Gordon Goodwin and Frank Ticheli to Sandra Dackow and Z. Randall Stroope
  • Thousands of solos from respected publishers including Alfred, Hal Leonard, Kjos, Manhattan Beach, and many more

Students can access any repertoire teachers assign.

Unlimited student access to the full library can be added with PLAY Plus.

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SmartMusic repertoire on a ChromeBook

our mission

practice with purpose

At MakeMusic, we believe in the transformative power of deliberate practice: set a specific goal, get expert instruction, perform focused practice and receive immediate feedback. SmartMusic facilitates focused practice, immediate feedback, and a powerful link between educator and student. Students work towards their goals. Teachers provide the instruction.

reach every student

SmartMusic supports band, string, and vocal students of all ages and skill levels. It works on popular devices including Chromebooks and iPads, and is priced to make full classroom coverage a reality.

System Requirements

SmartMusic System Requirements on Chromebooks, Desktops, and Laptops

Chromebooks, Desktops, and Laptops

SmartMusic System Requirements on iPad

mobile devices (iPad only)