Essential Apps for Musicians

$202 ($192 members) · 80 minutes · Weekly for 8 weeks

Technology comes to folk music -- include your tablet, iPad or smart phone in your musical journey. Learn how to use the best apps out there to make your practicing more efficient—and more fun! Find the right tuner app to easily get your instrument in perfect tune. Use apps to sharpen your music reading skills, train your ear, or learn music theory. Play along with backup tracks that can be easily customized to a specific key, chord progression, and tempo. We'll also learn about apps that allow you to carry and edit your sheet music and lead sheets on your tablet.


This class is open to all instrumentalists and singers, with any level of tech literacy, from experts to novices.

Special Info

While this class is designed for tablets (Android or iPad), most of the apps work fine on smart phones too. Bring your device to class and (optionally) your instrument if possible.

Class Schedules and Availability

The Old Town School of Folk Music, Inc.
4544 N. Lincoln Avenue, Chicago IL 60625  •  773.728.6000