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Best Piano Apps for iPhone and iPad

Best Piano Apps for Kids
Learning to play the piano doesn't have to be difficult if you use the great apps.
 
Many people who want to learn to play the piano are put off by the idea of spending long, boring hours learning music notes. If you are serious about learning to play the piano, the first thing you will need to do is put those negative thoughts behind and start with an open mind.
 
Learning the piano doesn't require expensive lessons anymore or buying an expensive piano as well. If you are looking for an easy way out to learn piano, then there are some amazing apps to learn piano. Learn how to read music and chords, building technique and track your progress along the way.

Here is the list of best iPad and iPhone apps that can be used to learn to play piano. 

Musilla Musical School is an application suitable for children 6 to 11 years of age in which they learn the basics of music. This beautifully presented app explores the adventures of the Mussila band on a musical journey. Help them find instruments, costumes and create your own music. The app is based on a music curriculum and the player progresses through skill building levels such as recognising instruments, instrumental sounds, rhythm and melodies. Join the Mussila band on their musical journey to help them find their lost instruments and costumes. The app allows you to record your own music and play piano notes.

Simply Piano by JoyTunes is one of the widely used and most popular Piano learning application available on both iOS and Android platforms. Here you can learn from basics, like understanding the sheet music, to advanced level, like playing from both hands. This app is perfect for beginners as well as advanced players. You can personalize your workout as well as try your hand at tons of popular songs available in its library. 

Piano Maestro is another popular app by JoyTunes. It makes your learning fun by including the game type of interface. By progressing through chapters, you acquire Skill Points, that unlock many interesting features for you. Along with basics and tons of songs, it also gives you feedback on how you played a certain piece. 
 
With the Maestro app, you can also learn and practice chords which is very important if you want to become a full fledged pianist.

There are thousands of animated Piano tutorial that teach you how to play this musical instrument. Online Pianist provides you many personalized lessons and songs to practice. You can even create your own collection of songs that you want to keep on practicing at later stage. This app is best when you already know the basics and want to try your hand at popular song pieces. 

Along with basic features like learning lessons and popular songs, Piano 3D also allows you to pick your favourite Piano from numerous piano instruments available. You can also create your own songs, or record them, and share on popular social media channels like Youtube, Facebook, etc. 
 

This is another most popular piano learning app available on the App store. Piano App by Yokee is very user friendly, easy to use, and you learn your lessons very quickly. You can play this with your friends. Pick a song and challenge them on who can play better. Numerous songs are added on a daily basis, which you will enjoy a lot.

Piano Companion is a flexible piano chords and scales dictionary with user libraries and reverse mode with a flexible chord progression builder. If you can’t remember the name of a chord or scale, this app helps you to find it by keys.

The Piano Companion app shows chord and scale notes, degrees, fingering for both hands in major and minor scales – and you can contribute your own custom fingering too. Additionally, you can listen how a scale or chord sounds in the loop or arpeggiated. You can see the list of compatible chords in the selected scale or list of compatible scales for a selected chord.

Magic Piano is a music-playing app that allows the students to learn the fundamentals of playing a piano. They can learn fine motor skills and rhythm by tapping the screen to recreate the melodies and chords of popular songs. Music teachers, directors, accompanists, and tutors can show students what a real piano score looks like, and teach them to read notes and rhythms. Sheet music for great classics and beginner's songs are also available in the app for the users to try it out.

The users can listen in other player's performance and even arrange duet with random players from around the world. The students can earn achievements and badges for completing the levels.

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