Learning is Interactive
Now students can hear, see and experience it for themselves as they learn about different styles of music. Listen to examples, watch videos of performances, interact with musical elements and more all integrated into your lessons.
Provide Historical Context
MusicFirst provides a variety of tools that bring music and history to life. Now students can get a deeper appreciation for different genres of music, learn how artists responded to the world around them and understand what motivated music-makers.
Everyone Can Create Music
With MusicFirst’s flexible tools, you can encourage students to create their own music even if they don’t know how to read music or play an instrument using easy building blocks like loops and beats. Now everyone can interact and create music!
Track Progress at a Glance
With a comprehensive set of built-in tools, MusicFirst takes the hassle out of testing, grading and reporting. You can even customize tests and projects for your class, school, or district—and information follows your students throughout the program.
Enjoy complete access to the world’s largest source of instructional materials and sheet music from Schirmer, Novello & Company, Chester, and more. From basic instrument instruction to top-level education books and sheet music, MusicFirst delivers a wealth of resources to engage your students.
24/7 Access for Teachers and Students on Any Device
Log into MusicFirst anytime, anywhere you have an Internet connection. You’ll love the convenience of updating assignments and lesson plans using your favorite devices—and students will benefit from working on the same files at home and school.
Software for General Music
A multimedia encyclopedia of music including unlimited listening tests, quizzes and an extensive lesson system for developing skills in melody, harmony, rhythm, technology and theory. Featuring 200 instruments, voices and groups with beautiful photos, recordings, music scores and videos.