SmartMusic connects teachers and students

Discover SmartMusic

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.

Curious if SmartMusic is right for you? Take this quiz to find out!

repertoire

With thousands of pieces and the world's top method books, SmartMusic lets you assign band ensemble pieces, classical sonatas, practice exercises, and much more. Search the repertoire.

feedback

Like a tutor with infinite patience, SmartMusic immediately shows students what pitches and rhythms they hit or miss. That way, they know what to work on to get the best grade.

guided practice

Templates for assignments and rubrics make managing SmartMusic easy so teachers have more time to listen to their students' best takes and offer personalized feedback. See how it works.

Explore the SmartMusic Library

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Teach Free

experience smartmusic

$0/year

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

Teach

add the world's greatest music, starting at

$399/year

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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Jared Cassedy

Jared Cassedy // 2015 Music Educator Grammy Award Winner // Windham School District

SmartMusic has enabled my students to engage in their own individual practice sessions in a more meaningful way! They are given a wealth of feedback and have a tremendous amount of resources just at the click of a button.
Asa Burk

Asa Burk // Associate Director of Bands // Argyle High School

Students are really excited about learning music when SmartMusic is involved. It is one of the most engaging, efficient, and versatile music teaching tools out there.
Kevin Mead

Kevin Mead // High School Band Director // Churchville-Chili Senior High

I love the enjoyment my students get from playing along with high quality musicians in the privacy of the practice room or in their own homes. I use the program to accumulate data on each student’s performance in order to aid my individualized curricular decisions.
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)