Online Learning Resources
The web offers countless resources for learning more about classical music. Here is our guide to the best of the best....for kids, adults and those who want to dive really deep.
BBC Music Learning
A puzzling path of links to the the great musical content featured on BBC Radio and TV, on all genres of music. Find specials on composers and musicians, history, artist blogs, song clips, and more. The Parent's Room provides advice on engaging children in music. Keep clicking, because the road to discovery is endless.
Broadway Musical Home
For the wanna be Broadway star in your home. Click into each of the show pages for everything you'd ever want to know about a specific production. Full production credits, lists of all musical numbers with links for download, a synopsis, links to videos, merchandise and even ticket sales.
Carnegie Hall Listening Adventures
Learn about sound, music notation, text, and instruments in a fun, interactive exploration of musical repertoire. Although designed primarily for those aged 6-12, these engaging games allow both kids and adults to experience great music while learning music concepts in a stimulating environment.
Christmas Songs: All Your Favorite Music
For the kid in all of us at Christmas. This site offers Christmas song lyrics, sheet music, and online trivia quizzes. Research the best Christmas CDs by classical, jazz and pop artists.
An interactive site enabling teen participation in classical music. Learning resources include videos of artists, and an opportunity to ask them questions, post your own videos or chat on the discussion board. Created by the Creative Kids Education Foundation and Classical KUSC Radio.
Classics for Kids
This award-winning radio show from WGUC Cincinnati Public Radio with host Naomi Lewin airs on stations nation-wide. Listen to the shows on the website--each brings a composer to life with plenty of musical examples. Download accompanying activity sheets and composers bios and take a quiz on what you've just heard. A perfect overview of music history and style for kids age seven and older.
This site provides “children of all ages” an online outlet for exploring music composition.
Dallas Symphony Orchestra Kids
Resources for kids and teachers: instruments of the orchestra, printable illustrations, composer bios, etc.
Doctor Noize creates multi-media productions for kids and adults to play and learn together. Learn the fundamentals of music in the Banana Project. Get apps, books, CDs, and meet the colorful band characters and more.