COVID-19 E-Learning/Virtual Resources

Dear Educators:

IMEA wants you to know that we appreciate all you are doing for Indiana students during these trying times. As your music education association, IMEA leadership and staff is offering potential resources to assist with your virtual/e-learning processes. Please look through this running list for learning opportunities to help you and your students during this new learning structure.

If you have resources not listed on this page that you would like to share, please email IMEA your suggestions and we will work to update the list. Thank you for your assistance and please let IMEA how your association can help you.

Online and Distance Learning Tools

SmartMusic – Free access through June 30, 2020 for schools who do not already have a subscription. – Free plan to assist with teaching music class online.

Noteflight Learn – Free access through June 30, 2020

MusicFirst Classroom – Free with the full suite of integrated software.

Muzie – Host online music lessons for free.

Yousician – Free premium subscription access to music teachers.

Spin Network – Free all-inclusive subscription. 

Tips/Books/Curriculum Links

JW Pepper – Virtual music share.

Alfred Music – Free resources and curricular music books.

Hal Leonard  – Distance Learning FAQ.

NAfME – Free Curriculum Units.

Kennedy Center – Learning resources.

Youtube – Online music lesson tips.

Common Sense – Resources for educators.

Midnight Music – Tips for teaching remotely webinar. 

Facebook – Music Educators Creating Online Learning Group.

KHS America/International Music Education Summit – Free weekly educational clinic for teachers and students.

Stanton Sheet Music – Tech tips for Virtual Ensembles.


College Band Directors National Association – Ideas to deal with Coronavirus. 

NFHS – Instrument Cleaning Guidelines. 

Youtube – Play test submissions through Google Forms.

Youtube – Orchestra training videos

On And Off The Podium – Free resources, downloads, and blogs

Row-Loff Productions – Percussion Social Practicing videos and audio


Youtube – How to create a virtual choir.

NATS – COVID-19 and Singing Research Articles and Guidelines List

Youtube – Indianapolis Children’s Choir Virtual Neighborhood Choir Academy

General Music

Quaver Music – Free resources and materials for PreK-8 teachers and students.

Music Play Online – Free access for PreK-6th grade music games and activities. username: snow PW: 2020

BloomingSongs – Teacher resources

Music Theory

The Shed – Music fundamentals and advanced music theory. – Free lessons, exercises, and tools.

Artusi – Free interactive music theory.

Other Resource Lists

Amazing Educational Resources – Exhaustive list of educational resources for all subjects, including music.

NAfME – List of resources.

Save the Music Foundation – Teacher resources.

Yamaha – Educator resources.

NAMM – Music making resources.

Arts Education Partnership – Educator resources.

Related Documents

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