Young People: Music Apps

We have brought together a list of all the best music apps around for young musicians, those wanting to develop their music skills or for those who want to play and make music just for fun.


Seen Pitch Perfect? Create your own acapella video: sing, rap or beatbox, play different instruments, and bring them all together. FREE.

Find out more about Acapella


What’s that track? Activate Shazam, it’ll sense it and tell you. FREE.

Find out more about Shazam


Creating music is as simple as tapping and dragging with more than 40 different instruments available. Suitable for use by all ages as well as in the classroom. FREE for all iOS and Android devices.

Find out more about Sketch-a-Song


Specially-composed accompaniments to scales in a broad range of styles; from Tangos to Hip-Hop. FREE to download (with additional in-app purchases).

Find out more about SmartScales

Biophillia by Bjork

Available on iTunes, Biophillia has been created by musician Bjork to enourage children to create their own music through experimentation and exploration. Featuring a three-dimensional galactic interface with nine song apps available as in-app purchases, music scores and karaoke playback. £9.99 with additional in-app purchases available.

Find out more about Biophillia by Bjork

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