The Performance Ensemble Solution is designed for music educators who work with ensembles, such as bands, orchestras, choirs, and others. It includes a variety of tools and resources that can be used to help students practice and improve their skills, including assessment tools for practice and sight reading, as well as a comprehensive curricular library for use in the classroom. This solution is intended to be useful for music educators working with students of all skill levels, from beginners to advanced musicians. It is marketed as a comprehensive resource for strengthening individual musicianship skills within ensembles.
Our team of music education technology specialists has curated a selection of our most popular software applications for music performance ensembles. These include tools for building sight reading, performance assessment, and musicianship skills, all located within a central hub for organizing classes, student portfolios, grade books, communication tools, and curricular resources.
The MusicFirst Library is a collection of courses, units, lessons, and assessments within the MusicFirst Classroom that has been carefully selected and curated by a team of expert music educators, and offers a wide range of materials that are ready for use in the classroom and can be customized to meet the needs of individual educators and their curricula.
Habits of a Successful Beginning Band Musician - Scott Rush, Jeff Scott, Marguerite Wilder
Music FUNdations for Band - Scott Lang, Robert Sheldon
Habits of a Successful Musician - Scott Rush, Rich Moon
Habits of a Successful Middle School Musician - Scott Rush, Jeff Scott, Emily Wilkinson, Rich Moon, Kevin Boyle
Beginning Band Course - Dr. Jim Frankel (MusicFirst)
Intermediate Band Course - Dr. Jim Frankel (MusicFirst)
Advanced Band Course - Dr. Jim Frankel (MusicFirst)
Habits of a Successful Choral Musician - Eric Wilkinson, Scott Rush
S-Cubed: Successful Sight Singing - Dale Duncan
Middle School Chorus Course - MusicFirst
High School Chorus Course - MusicFirst
Music FUNdations for Strings - Scott Lang, Robert Sheldon
Habits of a Successful String Musician - Christopher Selby, Scott Rush, Rich Moon
Beginning Orchestra - MusicFirst
Intermediate Orchestra - MusicFirst
Advanced Orchestra - MusicFirst
Complete Method for Modern Guitarists - Michael Durig
Introduction to Mariachi/Introducción al Mariachi (Available in Spanish and English) - John Nieto
InTune Monthly Magazine
Music Tech Helper Blog
Shed the Music
YouDJ for Education
Music Notation & Assessment
Music Notation & Assessment + Premium Content
- Plus $99 setup fee on new MusicFirst Classroom sites.
- $1.50 per user when purchased with Musition First from 100-999 users, $2.00 per user when purchased with Musition First from 50-99 users.
- $1.50 per user when purchased with Auralia First from 100-999 users, $2.00 per user when purchased with Auralia First from 50-99 users.
- Noteflight Learn subscriptions incur an annual $49.00 fee.
- Soundtrap for Education pricing is banded based on the total number of users.