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Little Composers develops a variety of music apps that teach young children how to compose, edit and play their own music. Previously this was not possible. Now it is.

If this is your first visit here then please look at the app info pages before you load a virtual instrument. Doing so will empower you to use the hidden features which you might miss otherwise.

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The Canadian team behind Little Composers have created what may be the best music apps for younger kids, and they’re available on all tablets, smartphones, Macs and PCs. ~
Kevin McGuire

Best free music apps for creative children

miniMALs 3

best free kids music apps minimal piano

What if your child has an ear for music but isn’t yet at the reading stage? Well, with the help of some elephants, dolphins and giraffes even the young ones can enjoy the gifts that music brings.

pre Piano Keyboard 4

pre piano color coded keyboard

This is the app to continue with once miniMALs has been mastered. The color-coded keyboard is perfect for visual learners of all ages and shortens the learning curve to just hours instead of weeks.

pre Piano Lessons 5

The Pre Piano Lessons app gives our little composers a smooth transition from composing to performing the compositions they make. You can access free beginner lessons now.

earTraining 6

Little Composers is more than just an app. It’s a group of apps that together lay the groundwork for amazing things to come. Ear training is crucial which is why we are including it right from the beginning.

App info FAQ's

Registration is not required. You can load all of the apps listed here without registration.

Registration is only needed if you chose to enroll in one of our online music courses and classes. The LMS (Learning Management System) issues a music certificate at the end end of each course and your registration info is used to populate the certificate fields.

You don’t have to install anything because the virtual instruments are cloud-based and open instantly in your web browser.
This way, you always have access to the latest versions regardless on which device you access them.

We try to provide at least one introduction video per app.
Additionally, the app help pages have the latest documentation and in case something is not mentioned, then you can always contact us

Members who have enrolled one or more children in an online course get priority support and live chat during business hours which are Mon – Friday 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM Pacific Time.

No. Little Composers has no plans to place ads of any kind into the apps.
The apps are free to use and the online music courses and lessons will be offered at a small fraction of what conventional music lessons cost.

We just finished with adding new features to most of the apps. Therefore, the curriculum needs to be revised to reflect the changes.
This is a very time-consuming process but we should be up and running in a few weeks (by the end of March 2020?)

Pre-enrollment is available now and everyone who has done so will get notified according to what option they selected.

Please contact us if you require additional information. We are always happy to help.