We all know that learning to play an instrument has it benefits. But does learning through technology as opposed to working directly with a human really work?

It’s likely never too late to learn, but as you get older it gets harder to keep banging out “Mary Had a Little Lamb” with the repetition it requires to improve. This is where technology can make the difference. New apps and online tools can ease the more unsavory aspects of learning an instrument through gamification and progress tracking which helps the learner maintain motivation. Other instruments can actually help learners visualize the pieces they’re tackling, smoothing out the learning curve.

If learning an instrument is one of your New Year’s resolutions, consider looking into one of the following tools and make 2016 the year you finally conquer your dream of being a musician.


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