Teaching Music in the Age of COVID-19: Resources for One-on-one Lessons

  • Clicking on the “view” icon to right of each listing will display the contact information for the person who posted this material.

  • This list is searchable. Entering a search term in the search field above will bring-up matching entries in any column. You may also sort the list by clicking on a column title.

  • Questions regarding the resources should be directed to the person who uploaded the material--not CMS.

  • This list is provided for informational purposes only. The resources have not been vetted by CMS and the organization makes no claims or recommendations regarding the resources.

  • If you would like your submission removed from this list at any time, please email .

Title Description Website File upload  
Google Meet this is provided through our college email system and allows me to have video/audio of a student when playing. View #11197
Moosiko Guitar Practice Tool Moosiko's digital practice tool allows guitar students to learn chords, transitions, and strumming patterns to their favorite songs while at home. We track skills so teachers can see student progress. lessons-moosiko-covid.pdf View #11195
Great tool for online lessons and practice Appcompanist, made by voice teachers, is perfect for this situation. Students can truly accompany themselves on their end of an online lesson so you can listen/watch/respond. Perfect for practice too! lessons-how-appcompanist-can-help.pdf View #11193
Piano for kids with special needs My Easy Step-by-Step Online Piano Method will truly transform your life. I developed this special method of piano playing for my daughter Christina, who was born with Down syndrome. View #11184
Recital Videos I have a number of live recital videos available on YouTube which students can watch and comment on. The link below is an example of me playing my composition, “Crystal Cove” for violin and piano. View #11180
Piano Lessons via Skype Tips for teaching piano lessons via Skype View #11179
Extra monitor for use with Zoom/Skype Monitors help you see the entire task at hand by providing a large display. With Zoom/Skype, there are screen sharing features. The monitor helps maximize what you can screen share from your computer View #11178
Violin Instruction Music I’ve written 4 violin duets which students and teachers can access for free on IMSLP. View #11177
Blue Yeti USB Microphone This microphone has amazing quality for around $80-$120. It is such high quality for a decent price View #11175
YOUBRIO - Online lessons Anywhere & Anytime YOUBRIO is free to use with your own students. Manage your own studio/school with multiple teachers. Features include; whiteboard with live annotations, easy all in 1 schedule/payment/booking system. lessons-youbrio-converted.pdf View #11174
Online learning platform electric guitar Guitar methods: Concepts for Solo Guitar, Neo Soul Guitar 101, Jazz Guitar 101 [...] Transcriptions, e.g. Bill Frisell "Embraceable You" + embed footage/recording Exercises/etudes + Music theory Q/A lessons-concepts-for-solo-guitar-performance-2nd-edition.pdf View #11173
Teaching Music Online These are my observations from 4 years studying online at Berklee College of Music and they way I design courses at Prairie View A&M University. Transition to online design, structure, videos, etc. lessons-teaching-music-online.pdf View #11170
The Reality Book The Reality Book is an immersive, HD Video and Studio Audio Play A Long platform combining charts, transcriptions, exercises and listening libraries for jazz musicians of all levels. lessons-reality-book-covid-letter-v1.pdf View #11169
Guitar Mechanics, Live Online Lessons& Classes The entire site is devoted to getting it right, especially the guitar. The FREE members get an entire 2 term "Academy" e-book they can print. "The Real" Method. Guitar Mechanics. View #11165
Teaching Skype Music Lessons YouTube video: This presentation by Terry B. Ewell addresses the setup of equipment, software configurations, and other helpful hints for successful online lessons. View #11161
Teaching Trombone Online The purpose of this brief article is to offer ideas, share resources, and collect information from readers. We welcome your ideas about teaching trombone, or any other instrument, online. View #11157
Remote Lessons Simply put: Until all Cov-19 schools reopen, offer lessons through Skype, Zoom or FaceTime. Theory apps and notebooks in the interim. Now is a great time to inspire via YouTube concert links. View #11153
Page 2 of 2