Music Links

 

Please choose a category and enjoy exploring some really informative and useful, music related websites.

Educational| Music Stores| Online Radio Stations | Articles | Concert Series | You Tube

Educational 


A metronome is an incredibly useful accessory to help students keep time. They can be purchased at any music store and come in all shapes and sizes. This online version is really easy to use and the dog can’t eat this one!!! Yes, I’ve actually heard that excuse!
http://www.metronomeonline.com/

Download Printable Music Paper (manuscript paper)

This is a terrific site where you can print music paper. Choose blank paper or add your clef, time and key signatures. It’s free!

http://www.blanksheetmusic.net/

Ear training

Ear training CDs are available for purchase. They are designed to help with exercises based on the RCM syllabus. These recorded ear training practice sets are invaluable aids for students taking exams, in particular. Each CD is titled Perfection Ear along with the grade level.

Additionally, these free sites will help. Ear training does get better with regular practice, so persevere.

http://www.musicalintervalstutor.info

http://www.good-ear.com

http://www.ossmann.com/bigears

 

Music Theory

Who doesn’t enjoy music theory? If you answered ‘me’ then check out these sites!

http://www.musictheory.net

http://www.dolmetsch.com/theoryintro.htm

http://www.musicawareness.com

 

Instrument Sites – just a few for starters

http://www.bassclarinet.org

http://www.yamaha.com/clarinet

http://www.yamaha.com/sax

http://www.buffet-crampon.com

http://www.saxophone.org

http://www.selmer.com

http://www.yanagisawasaxophones.com

 

Music Stores and Repair Specialists

 

Online Radio Stations

Classical

http://www.listenlive.eu/classical.html

http://www.cbc.ca/radio2

http://classicalwebcast.com
 

Jazz

http://www.live365.com

http://www.jazz.fm

http://www.wbgo.org

http://www.smoothjazz.com

http://www.jazzfm.com

 

Articles: Why studying music is beneficial

http://musiced.about.com/od/beginnersguide/a/pinst.htm

http://musiced.about.com/od/beginnersguide/a/pinst.htm

www.newhorizons.org/strategies/arts/brewer.htm

 

Concert Series

Select websites…more to be added.

Erato Ensemble – www.eratoensemble.com

Vancouver Symphony Orchestra – www.vancouversymphony.ca

Ballet BC – www.balletbc.com

Vancouver Opera – www.vancouveropera.ca

Music in the Morning – www.musicinthemorning.org

Chan Centre – www.chancentre.com

West Coast Symphony Orchestra – www.westcoastsymphony.ca

Vancouver Philharmonic – www.vanphil.ca

Chamber Music – www.friendsofchambermusic.ca 

 

You Tube

Here is a great video from Selmer showing how a saxophone is manufactured and one from Buffet on how a clarinet is made