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ArtistWorks - Beginner/Intermediate/Advanced

Boston Philharmonic Youtube  Channel

Cello Bello - everything about the cello

Conservatory Amsterdam Online

Fiddlerman - Offers free violin lessons and tutorial videos 

iClassical Academy

Medici TV

Music Gurus - classical music and other styles like pop/rock/jazz

Naxos Video Library - for institutions

Play with a Pro - One-2-One lessons

The Masterclass Media Foundation

The Royal Conservatory Toronto

The Violin Channel

Violin Lounge


Chrome Music Lab -Website to experiment with different musical aspects, tool for learning music in a different way, useful for teachers 

ArcAttack - Website that aids in the learning of music theory and music practice (check tutorial on the site) - 

Best Keyboard Piano: Article

Yousician for teachers

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ARCHI Magazine - Strings and in Italian only

BBC Music Magazine

Cicerone Publish

International Arts Manager

Musical America

Strings Magazine


The Strad

The Violin Channel

Catalogue with all kind of different kinds of music magazines can be found here


Alexanderstreet - Publisher of streaming video, audio, and text library databases that promote research, teaching, and learning across disciplines, including music

Daniels’ Orchestral Music Online


Naxos Music Library

New York Philharmonic Archive

Open Music Library

The British Library


Antique online piano shop, offering other services as well, including an informational database on (antique) pianos

Online piano shop, with a platform to find all kinds of piano-related services, from finding a specialist or teacher to piano shops

Online distributor for musical instruments, including (digital) pianos (Also has its own brand digital pianos), UK

Online music/piano supplies shop, Parsonfield, USA, division of Piano World

Online music shop, sells different instruments and gear, no acoustic pianos, only digital. Franklin WI, USA

Online piano accessories shop, ships only to the continental USA and Canada

Online piano shop

Piano restoration business


Medici TV


The Berliner Philharmoniker's Digital Concert Hall

Virtual Konzerthaus Berlin

World Concert Hall

Yale Virtual Concert Hall

Virtual Concert Hall



Classical Radio 

Classic FM




Melome - in Dutch only

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Independent music download

Also offers the option to buy music and support independent artists

Daniels’ Orchestral Music Online

Free Studio Time - Free Music Production - Free Music Promotion; Artist can submit 4 songs using instrumentals provided


Amazon music

Napster - Both subscription and ‘a la carte’ based

emusic - Subscription based, also free option

7digital - Offers also audiobooks, soundtracks and more



CD baby - Offers people a place where they can buy and sell their music


Play along Orchestra - paying members only

Like Karaoke? Stingray Karaoke is available as video on demand with a selection of hundreds of songs, and as a TV app that offers over 10,000 songs to choose from.

PlayAlong Cello  
Android + iOS

Purely Cello
Android + iOS

Learn Cello
Music Lifeboat

Cello Tuner
Max Shlee

Cello Coach

Cello Lessons
Music Lessons

Cello Ear Trainer

Violin Notes
Android + iOS

Violin Lesson
Tutor AMS music

Learn Violin Inc.

nTune: Violin Free

Violin Notes Flash Cards
Apt App
Android + iO

Trala: Learn Violin
Trala:  inc.

Violin Magical Bow
Android + iOS

Fiddle companion
Infinaut Technologies, Inc

PlayAlong Violin
Android + iOS

Let’s Play Concertos - (Also for Cello, Viola, Clarinet and Flute)
Android + iOS

Violin Multi-Tuner 
Martin Britz

Master Violin Tuner

How To Play Violin - Ultimate Learning Guide
Manisha Mer iOS

Violin Lessons   
Dog Breeds Apps

Music Tutor Free 
JSplash Apps
Android + iOS

Professional Violin
Alyaka Android

Jameasy Jameasy Inc.
Android + iOS

My Ongaku - Teaching app for violin, licensed by the Suzuki Method

Perfect Piano  - Revontulet Soft Inc.
Android + iOS

Pianist HD: Piano +Rubycell

Piano Maestro JoyTunes

Simply Piano JoyTunes
Android + iOS


Speedshifter ABRSM - Practice tool that allows you to change the tempo of audio without changing the pitch - play along in chamber music ensembles

Yousician Yousician - For guitar + piano
Android + iOS

Tuner apps


BOSS Tuner

Pano Tuner

String Tuner 
iOS - EUMLab of Xanin Tech. GmbH

Android + iOS Bitcount Ltd.

iOS EUMLab of Xanin Tech. GmbH

BeatHawk-Portable music production studio BeatHawk-Portable music production studio
iOS UVItouch

Oud HD - (Arabic string instrument) simulator
iOS Apptrax Oud

Kanun HD -(Arabic string instrument) simulator
iOS Apptrax

Echo String TM - Harp app
iOS (only for iPad) Supertintin Co., Ltd

SessionsBand Ukelele Band 1 -Chord based audio-loop app
iOS UK Music Apps Ltd

Dustry String D550 Dulcimer
iOS Michael Eskin

Trapezoid - Hammered Dulcimer simulator
iOS - Michael Eskin

Aleph Looper - Studio/Looper app
iOS (only for iPhone)
Secret Base Design

Strng-String synthesiser app
iOS -  Erik Sigth

forScore - Sheet music app
iOS forScore, LLC

Tempo - Metronome app
iOS - Frozen Ape Pte, LTd.

GuitarToolkit - All-in-one guitar app
iOS - Agile Partners

DM1 - Drums app
iOS - Fingerlab Animoog

Synthesizer app
iOS  -Moog Music Inc.

Guitar Tuna - Guitar and bass tuner app with added extra features
iOS - Yousician Ltd

Capo Touch- App that helps one learn to play (along) existing songs by breaking them down
iOS - SuperMegaUltraGoovy, Inc.

PentaScore - App that listens to the instrument and transcribes the music directly into notes
Android Tuanis Apps

Guitar and Violin Tuner
Android A4tune LAbs

My Master

Naxos Little Mozart

Wolfgang -  English -  Dutch - German

Sells string instruments and accessories and more

Sells string instruments, accessories and sheet music and more

Accessories violin

Sells string instruments, accessories and sheet music. ‘Find a teacher’-feature on the site

Accessories violin and viola

Sells string instruments, accessories and sheet music and more

String accessories, sheet music and more

Luthier in France,offers string instruments and accessories for violin and cello

Resource for complete piano care

Piano technician in Ottawa, Canada

Piano services Oxford, UK

PNOmation, self-playing-piano services

Not the official brand site, but site on the history of the instrument and makers

Piano information & appraisal site

Informational piano site, run by a Canadian piano technician

Piano rental, moving, tuning etc. shop in Chicago, USA

Piano services in Whanganui, New Zeeland

Piano services, Hawkesville, Canada (also able to move gun safes)

Looking up information about your piano

Piano moving company, Nashua and Arlington, USA

PDF site with information about the Brinsmead piano made in London, UK.

Piano services, West Chester PA, USA

Piano services, San Diego CA, USA

Piano services shop (restoration, sales, accessories). Has also a piano virtual appraisal part, to check the worth and age of your piano.

General music accessories store also sells instruments, globally

General music accessoires store, also sells instruments, globally
Mainly piano accessories, Clitheroe, UK

Music accessories shop, globally

Piano tools, parts, supplies, accessories / instructional videos on piano repairs, tuning, regulation etc., Hortonville WI, USA

Part of Roland site, accessories for piano

Online piano brand names library

Site for finding information about piano brands/Piano tuner, Maarssen, The Netherlands

Piano Balleron, Piano services store, Paris, France. Contains also information about the piano and (historic) piano brands

Site about piano brands in The Netherlands

Piano restoration services, include piano brands library, Pine Brook NJ, USA

Allround-piano shop/home of the association of blind piano tuners, UK. A wealth of information on pianos, from finding shops to piano history to buying accessories online.

Piano related products

Intelligent controller that connects an 8-key input device to a full range of 88 keys of the acoustic piano

Piano tuner and technician in Jordan Station, Canada. The site has a handful of articles about certain (Canadian) piano brands.

(Online) publisher of a guide to buying pianos, helping one make decisions concerning the purchase of a piano

Piano restoration services, sales as well, Reading, UK

Piano restoration and other services, Trumansburg NY, USA. The site contains a massive bibliography on the history of piano building, with over 2700 entries


Musical America publishes every year a great overview of a great part of the most important music institutions worldwide

Careersinmusic - extended list of music schools

*Music Schools | Main

Online school center - 20 prestigious music degree programs


I-Maestro - includes a section about music scholarships and grants

10 Most Prestigious European Institutions Dedicated to the Study of Music

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Musical America publishes every year a great overview of a big selection of worldwide music competitions.

Other competitions can be found on

Musical America created a full PDF with summer camps and programs

Masterclasses can be found on

aeaa Association Européenne des Agents Artistiques

IAMA International Artist Management Association
Members directory

Musical America
provides a search directory to find managers, presenters, record companies and publishing

ASTA - American String Teachers Association

AUSTA - Australian Strings Association




Cyprus Centre for the Research and Study of Music

ECMTA - European Chamber Music Teachers' Association

ELIA Art schools - European League of Institutes of the Arts

EMCY - the European Union of Music Competitions for Youth

ENCATC is the European network on cultural management and policy.

EPTA - European Piano Teachers Association

European Music Council


Hello Stage

International Music Council

MUSIC:ED - global music network

Music Australia

MTNA - Music Teachers National Association US

NEPTA - New England Piano Teachers' Association

The Classical Network

WFIMC -  World Federation of International Music Competitions

encatcSCHOLAR - on Cultural Heritage and Higher Education

European Music Council Agenda - an ongoing dialogue between policymakers and music sector stakeholders.



How to stay in good shape - course in Italian only by Marco Brazzo

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