Online Music Activities

Palm Beach Symphony invites you to explore free online music education activities that are suitable for all ages provided by partner organizations.

ENTERTAIN: Watch, Listen, and Do

All-Star Orchestra –classical favorites and new American works conducted and with commentary by Gerard Schwarz and others

THE CSO Music Hall – virtual tour of Cincinnati Music Hall

St Louis Symphony Orchestra – virtual tour of Powell Hall

St Louis Symphony Orchestra - "iSpy" game

London Symphony Orchestra – explore the orchestra (instruments, biographies,) sit in any section during a live performance, and listen to a masterclass

London Symphony Orchestra – live performances

Kennedy Center - various performances

National Symphony Orchestra – performances and more

Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center – watch and listen to live performances

ENGAGE: Music Adventures for Students

Kidzone by New York Philharmonic

DSO Kids by Dallas Symphony Orchestra

The Children’s Music Network

Pigeon Guided Tour of The Kennedy Center (mobile phone app)

Carnegie Hall Listening Adventures

New Bedford Symphony – exploring science concepts throughsound games

World Music by Daria – activities/crafts, instruments, video, etc.

Little Kids Rock – learn a song, take a lesson, practice

My Cleveland Orchestra Coloring Book

Video Rhythm Lessons for young students

EDUCATE: Explore, Practice and Learn

Khan Academy – instruments of the orchestra (interview and demonstration) and masterpieces old and new (history and analysis by Gerard Schwarz and others)

Khan Academy – Notes and rhythm, and Reading music by Gerard Schwarz

Stars & Catz – music games, printable music sheets, music resource engine, backing tracks, instruction for new learners, and more

Music Theory and Ear Training – tutorials and exercises

Music Tech Teacher – quizzes, games, worksheets, and music theory

Variation Playground – exploring form, excerpts, and composition

Khan Academy – band instrument video lessons by All-Star Orchestra musicians on woodwinds, brass, percussion, and auditioning

All-Star Orchestra – Conducting Lessons with Gerard Schwarz “Behind the Baton”

Music Theory - lessons, exercises, and tools

Rhythm Trainer - a free, Flash-based program for learning and practicing rhythm.

John McAllister Music – warm-ups, technique, music, games, sign-reading practice, and more

Music Education and Integration Resources for Teachers

ArtsEdge at The Kennedy Center

Chicago Arts Partnerships in Education

CPALMS – Music

The Kennedy Center

John McAllister Music

Mrs. Miracles Music Room blog and Music Lessons during School Closures

Music Arts Grants from California Casualty

Music-In-Education National Consortium @ the Metropolitan Opera Guild

National Association for Music Education

National Core Arts Standards

National Education Association, Arts Across the Curriculum

Partnership for 21st Century Learning

Save the Music Foundation

Music activity sheets

Download activity sheets that can be used for at home family projects and individual music learning.