Parents: Online Resources

These online resources are designed for both parents and students to support music practice – all the resources have been road-tested by our teachers to make sure they are high-quality.


Lancashire Music Service YouTube Page

Lots of free music resources and online music education tuition videos on a wide range of instruments as well as singing. Brought to you by Lancashire Music Service teachers.

Find out more about Lancashire Music Service YouTube Page

Big Shiny Brass

There are loads of free resources for brass players of all abilities including backing tracks and practice pieces.

Find out more about Big Shiny Brass

Ableton Live

Ableton Live is software for music creation and performance. It comes with instruments, sounds, effects and lots of creative features. It's a great tool for music production, composition and improvisation.

Find out more about Ableton Live

The Voices Foundation

The Voices Foundation are hosting a singing assembly every day at 1pm. You can also find all the previous sessions as well.

Find out more about The Voices Foundation

ABC Creative Music

ABC Music have set up Home School to support all families during the lock down. These creative resources are aimed at KS1 and KS2 and also support numeracy and literacy.

Find out more about ABC Creative Music

ABRSM 'Play On'

The ABRSM have developed their 'Play On' resources to support teachers, musicians and parents with daily updates and free content.

Find out more about ABRSM 'Play On'

Sing Up

Sing Up are offering some of their helpful and fun content free to use at home during the lockdown.

Find out more about Sing Up

National Youth Council of Scotland

The National Youth Choir of Scotland Website are putting up daily videos with some brilliant ideas for songs and games. There are linked songsheets and instructions for each video.

Find out more about National Youth Council of Scotland

Sound and Music

Sound and Music have created extra free content on their fantastic Minute of Listening resources for parents and teachers to use during the lockdown.

Find out more about Sound and Music

Music Playtime

This lovely website with activities for 3 – 7 year old's is offering free subscriptions until the end of June 2020.

Find out more about Music Playtime


A useful app which lets you create your own music using different sounds, loops and atmospheres.

Find out more about Incredibox

Birmingham Contemporary Music Group

Birmingham Contemporary Music Group has two sets of fun digital resources to encourage children to create music in their homes. There is one set for children who don’t have a musical instrument and another set for those who do.

Find out more about Birmingham Contemporary Music Group

Out of the Ark

Out of the Ark Music has a range of free singing resources for primary age children to enjoy singing and song

Find out more about Out of the Ark

Music Lab

Free music maker app is a simple to use tool for composing by combining different sounds and rhythms, you can also record your voice and add to compositions.

Find out more about Music Lab

ETO Music Practice

A mix of traditional and technology based practice resources for singing, recorder, piano, clarinet, saxophone, violin, drum kit and trumpet.

Find out more about ETO Music Practice

Ukulele Rocks

Ukulele fun for all on this website! If you already play then this will help keep you going and if you are a complete beginner, this website has lessons starting from scratch.

Find out more about Ukulele Rocks