Top 100 Music Education Blogs and Websites


1 10,229 1,806 766,306 2 n/a 5,109 1,162,296 3

Melanie Spanswick

melaniespanswick.com

About Blog – Classical Pianist, Teacher, Writer and Composer. I have blogged about many aspects of music, music education and piano playing.
Frequency – about 2 posts per week
Since – Jun 2012

n/a 4,195 1,323,749 4

Bulletproof Musician

bulletproofmusician.com/blog

About Blog – My life revolved around music for as long as I can remember. Along the way, I learned all about discipline, sacrifice, and what it takes to be successful. I started this blog so that I might share with you what I have learned over the years from both my musical background and my psychology training.
Frequency – about 1 post per week

9,781 n/a 301,310 5 3,732 106,936 565,712 6 n/a 843 1,834,606 7

TpT Music Crew

tptmusiccrew.com

About Blog – This is a group of music resource sellers from Teachers Pay Teachers. We work collaboratively and passionately to bring you the best resources for your classroom!
Frequency – about 2 posts per week
Since – Dec 2016

1,233 142 6,625,657 8

JDCMB

jessicamusic.blogspot.com

London

About Blog – Classical music blog by journalist and author Jessica Duchen. Topics include classical music, opera, ballet, recordings, books. London, UK. Jessica’s work has appeared in The Independent, The JC, The Guardian, The Sunday Times and numerous music magazines. She’s the author of five novels, two biographies and a number of stage works combining words and music.
Frequency – about 3 posts per week
Since – Mar 2004

1,095 11,970 16,042,707 9

MusiciansWay.com

musiciansway.com/blog

Boston, MA

About Blog – Classical guitarist, Gerald Klickstein, M.M., has had an extensive career in music, with over 35 years of experience both performing and teaching.
Frequency – about 1 post per month
Since – Jul 2009

2,735 3,297 1,141,720 10

Sandow

artsjournal.com/sandow

Warwick NY, Washington

About Blog – Greg Sandow on the future of classical music. This started as a blog about the future of classical music, my specialty for many years. And largely the blog is still about that. But of course it gets involved with other things I do — composing music, and teaching at Juilliard (two courses, here and here)
Frequency – about 3 posts per month
Since – Jul 2003

n/a 4,724 214,233 11 5,027 2,154 632,603 12 3,652 2,636 1,359,867 13

AfriClassical

africlassical.blogspot.com

About Blog – A companion to AfriClassical.com, a website on African Heritage in Classical Music. Meet 52 Black composers and musicians, take a Black History Quiz and hear over 100 audio samples at the site.
Frequency – about 6 posts per week
Since – Jul 2007

n/a 1,131 5,774,003 14 n/a 18,265 93,423 15

Musicology Now

musicologynow.ams-net.org

About Blog – Musicology Now is a group blog written by members of the American Musicological Society to share music research with the general public.
Frequency – about 1 post per week
Since – Mar 2013

n/a 3,044 535,986 16 1,217 4,271 1,566,752 17

Opera Today

operatoday.com

Omaha, NE, USA

About Blog – Opera Today is a website devoted to all things relating to opera and vocal performance. Our purpose is to provide news, commentary, information and other resources that enhance your enjoyment and understanding of this great artistic genre.
Frequency – about 7 posts per week
Since – Mar 2015

741 18,201 766,529 18

Piano Addict

pianoaddict.com

About Blog – Piano Addict is the place for all piano lovers; students, teachers, friends, amateurs, and professionals. Connect with other piano addicts, catch up on posts and news, and check out links to other teaching and learning sites.
Frequency – about 2 posts per month
Since – May 2010

2,369 2,322 15,459,948 19

MusTech.Net

mustech.net

Pittsburgh, PA

About Blog – MusTEch.Net is one of the longest standing blogs about Music Education and Music Technology and the home of Dr. Joseph M. Pisano and Amy M. Burns.
Frequency – about 2 posts per month
Since – May 2010

1,161 8,233 1,567,354 20 7,462 1,063 2,072,817 21

Anne Midgette

washingtonpost.com/people/an..

About Blog – Anne Midgette came to the Washington Post in 2008, when she consolidated her various cultural interests under the single title of chief classical music critic. She blogs at The Classical Beat.
Frequency – about 2 posts per month
Since – Dec 2010

n/a n/a 175 22

Doc’s Blog

docandry.edublogs.org

About Blog – Dr. Kevin Andry, Director of Bands at St. Michael the Archangel High School in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, is a musician, educator, and a strong role model for students and teachers alike.
Frequency – about 1 post per month
Since – Nov 2007

n/a n/a 19,400 23

QACHS’s Band Blog

qachsband.edublogs.org

About Blog – Eric Wright is currently the Director of Bands at Queen Anne’s County High School, and in addition to directing the Concert Band, Symphonic Band, Jazz Ensemble, Marching Band, and the Pit Orchestra, he teaches Guitar, Music Theory, and Music History as well.
Frequency – about 3 posts per week
Since – Mar 2008

n/a n/a 19,400 24

SmartMusic

smartmusic.com/blog

Boulder, CO

About Blog – SmartMusic is music learning software for educators and students. Make practicing and tracking student progress easy and fun.
Frequency – about 5 posts per week
Since – Aug 2009

16,798 5,344 112,462 25 5,456 841 546,850 26 19,487 1,882 648,001 27 1,393 1,800 1,255,491 28

Jason Heath’s Double Bass Blog

doublebassblog.org

San Francisco, CA

About Blog – I’m the host of Contrabass Conversations, a podcast devoted to exploring music and ideas associated with the double bass. I’ve been hosting this podcast for almost a decade, and I’ve been running my bass blog even longer.
Frequency – about 1 post per week
Since – Jun 2016

1,852 519 1,417,769 29

Technology in Music Education

techinmusiced.wordpress.com

Twin Cities, Minnesota

About Blog – Christopher J. Russell, Ph.D., is the author of the Technology in Music Education Blog and author of several books on the topic. He was featured for his work in the area of technology integration in music education in the October 2014 issue of Choral Director Magazine.
Frequency – about 1 post per week
Since – Sep 2008

n/a 942 1,573,408 30

Planet Hugill – A world of classical music

planethugill.com

Brixton, London

About Blog – Planet Hugill is a London-based classical music blog written by composer, journalist and singer Robert Hugill. Classical music news, opera, concert & CD reviews, live performance previews, features and musings on contemporary music from classical music composer, Robert Hugill.
Frequency – about 15 posts per week
Since – Mar 2005

354 4,961 1,602,787 31 2,143 14,053 1,778,081 32

The Yellow Brick Road

yellowbrickroadblog.com

About Blog – A stomping ground for music teachers from all over the world. No emphasis on a specific methodology, just an eagerness to learn all about the world of music around us.
Frequency – about 1 post per week
Since – Feb 2014

1,596 946 1,823,100 33

Boulezian

boulezian.blogspot.com

Berlin, Germany

About Blog – Citizen of nowhere, refugee from strength and stability. Historian and musicologist.
Frequency – about 4 posts per week
Since – Apr 2007

n/a 4,357 2,480,450 34

iPad and Technology in Music Education

ipadmusiced.wordpress.com

Michigan

About Blog – This blog is about my integration of technology into music education. In specific this will be a journal of how well the iPad from Apple can fit into, enhance and replace my current tech. I teach band grades 5 to 12, five different band classes every day of the week. I love using technology and i love teaching band.
Frequency – about 1 post per week
Since – Apr 2010

n/a 792 2,702,119 35 1,287 n/a 2,990,901 36

88 Piano Keys

88pianokeys.me

About Blog – It is never a surprise when yet one more person seeks to find the pleasure of making music with 88 piano keys. As I continue to meet pianists at the bench, KEY ideas keep piling up on how to educate, inspire and satisfy.
Frequency – about 3 posts per month
Since – Jan 2012

2,268 n/a 3,232,189 37 1,175 n/a 3,279,542 38

Music with Mrs. Dennis

musicwithmrsdennis.blogspot.com

About Blog – I am an elementary music teacher with a bachelors and masters in music education from the University of Louisville. My primary instrument is trumpet and I originally planned on becoming a band director.
Frequency – about 1 post per month
Since – May 2012

n/a n/a 3,423,894 39 953 1,045 3,523,910 40

Piano Pedagogy Plus

pedaplus.com/wp

About Blog – Piano teacher, developer of Rhythm Lab, Dad. I teach piano in a private studio, and part time for Michigan Technological University.
Frequency – about 1 post per month
Since – Apr 2011

2,460 95 3,549,127 41 1,456 n/a 3,566,553 42 341 3,770 3,884,426 43 n/a n/a 4,359,410 44

SingToKids

singtokids.com

Farmington, MI

About Blog – Singtokids is an early childhood and elementary music resource page.
Frequency – about 2 posts per month
Since – Mar 2013

1,001 112 4,727,839 45 n/a 199 5,121,859 46 142 3,431 5,422,774 47 n/a n/a 5,605,059 48 236 4,115 5,692,352 49

Operagasm

operagasm.com

Denver, CO & Baltimore, MD

About Blog – Welcome to Operagasm.com, a substantive, cutting edge national perspective on current events, news, reviews, interviews, fashion and editorial contributions regarding opera and classical music.
Frequency – about 1 post per month
Since – Jan 2010

2,555 6,731 6,006,973 50 146 708 6,827,545 51

elbowmusic

elbowmusic.org

London

About Blog – Journalist, copywriter, editor and consultant specialising in classical music. I am passionate about all forms of music and art, positively geeky about string music and stringed instruments, and zealous about good writing and story telling, particularly when it comes to finding new audiences for music.
Frequency – about 2 posts per month
Since – Apr 2015

952 1,778 6,860,847 52 n/a 1,189 8,376,822 53 n/a 2,889 8,472,061 54

music@monkton

musicatmonkton.com

Monkton Combe School, Bath, UK

About Blog – Music department of Monkton Senior School, Bath. Enabling every pupil to find their own voice.
Frequency – about 1 post per month
Since – May 2012

99 839 8,480,939 55 4,497 5,160 8,881,844 56 n/a 1,033 8,932,201 57 326 571 9,307,054 58

learningbystep

learningbystep.com/blog

About Blog – Learning by step is a place for sharing music activities geared for babies, toddlers and preschoolers to do at home.
Frequency – about 2 posts per month
Since – Jun 2013

73 n/a 9,530,935 59

Edward Seckerson

edwardseckerson.biz/journal

London

About Blog – Classical music, Opera and musical theatre reviews, podcasts, live appearances and many more. Writer, Broadcaster, Presenter, and Musical Theatre obsessive.
Frequency – about 2 posts per month
Since – Mar 2009

217 3,930 10,170,835 60

Mrs. King’s Music Class

mrskingrocks.blogspot.in

About Blog – Tracy King has shared her love of music with students and colleagues for more than twenty years. In her career she has experienced teaching all grade levels, band and choir.
Frequency – about 2 posts per month
Since – Aug 2009

8,170 1,165 n/a 61 n/a n/a 10,633,225 62 3,109 2,693 11,369,726 63 681 361 11,460,779 64

NobleViola

nobleviola.com

Portland, Oregon, USA

About Blog – I’m a violist with the Oregon Symphony, the Arnica Quartet, and Third Angle New Music, a blogger, and sometime cyclist.
Frequency – about 2 posts per month
Since – Dec 2005

n/a 2,179 12,060,251 65

Dial M for Musicology

dialmformusicology.com

About Blog – Music, Musicology, and related Matters. Phil Ford is an associate professor of musicology at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music.
Frequency – about 1 post per month
Since – Aug 2006

n/a n/a 12,151,740 66 n/a 2,132 13,132,331 67 135 2,409 13,929,821 68

Jade Simmons

jadesimmons.com

About Blog – Fire-breathing Concert Pianist, Powerhouse Speaker & Author of Audacious Prayers.
Frequency – about 1 post per week
Since – May 2014

3,687 2,275 14,285,822 69 n/a 2,010 14,301,155 70

Where’s Runnicles

wheresrunnicles.com

London

About Blog – Our purpose: to talk about the arts in general, classical music and the Edinburgh Festival in particular.
Frequency – about 1 post per week
Since – Mar 2007

138 2,294 14,325,972 71

Andrew Remillard

andrewremillard.com

Sandown NH

About Blog – This is one more place where I share my love of classical piano music and traditional Christian hymnody.
Frequency – about 1 post per month
Since – Mar 2013

920 8 14,852,167 72 n/a 159 16,022,499 73

Casey McCann

caseymccann.com

About Blog – I write about music, education, music education, small business, entrepreneurship, personal growth, and creative thinking.
Frequency – about 1 post per month
Since – Aug 2006

n/a 1,283 19,878,646 74

Child’s Play (India) Foundation – Blog

childsplayindia.wordpress.co..

About Blog – Bringing classical music to underprivileged children in India. To introduce western classical music to underprivileged and street children in India. To provide, through music education, a sense of discipline, self-esteem and possible career opportunities for deprived youngsters.
Frequency – about 1 post per month
Since – Jan 2008

1,028 139 n/a 75

Tech Tempo

techtempo.com

Illinois

About Blog – IW K-3 Music teacher and tech coach Creator of stuff Foodie!
Frequency – about 1 post per month
Since – Jul 2007

n/a 1,025 n/a 76 n/a n/a n/a 77

O For Tuna Orff

ofortunaorff.blogspot.in

About Blog – I’m a little off-beat; funky, creative, crafty, with eclectic music tastes. I’m a proud Mainer but have lived in NC for a long while now and love it. OK- the nitty gritty- I have a Master’s Level in Orff Schulwerk certification, and a Master’s Degree in Music.
Frequency – about 2 posts per month
Since – Jul 2011

n/a n/a n/a 78

judithweir

judithweir.com

About Blog – She was an oboe player, performing with the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain, and studied composition with John Tavener during her schooldays. She blogs about her experiences of cultural life in the UK
Frequency – about 4 posts per month
Since – Jun 2014

n/a n/a n/a 79 n/a 1,057 n/a 80 n/a 323 n/a 81 41 n/a n/a 82

Viola d’odio

violadodio.wordpress.com

London

About Blog – European viola player and writer (The Strad, Classical Music). Doctor of French (University of Warwick), master of viola (Conservatoire of Life).
Frequency – about 1 post per month
Since – May 2012

n/a 1,543 n/a 83

Orpheus Complex

orpheuscomplex.blogspot.com

About Blog – Thoughts on classical music in London, on the web and beyond. Writer, journalist and editor specialising in classical music. Proud European.
Frequency – about 1 post per month
Since – Jun 2008

n/a 1,612 n/a 84 n/a n/a n/a 85 117 1,182 n/a 86

Wil Forbis Music

wilforbismusic.com

San Diego, CA

About Blog – San Diego Music Instructor/Performer/Composer. I tweet about production music for video, youtube, video games, etc. Also interesting articles on music in general
Frequency – about 4 posts per month
Since – Apr 2015

n/a 166 n/a 87

#WeAreAllMusical

evantobias.net/blog-catalyst..

Tempe, AZ

About Blog – As Associate Professor of Music Education and Director of the Consortium for Innovation and Transformation in Music Education at Arizona State University, I support people interested in music teaching and learning in varied contexts.
Frequency – about 1 post per month
Since – May 2005

n/a 2,062 n/a 88

Devil’s Trill

devilstrillblog.blogspot.com

About Blog – Classical music writer & witter trapped in the body of a teacher. Artist & illustrator. Often to be heard droning on about Shostakovich.
Frequency – about 1 post per month
Since – May 2011

n/a 744 n/a 89

In the Key of Strawberry

keyofstrawberry.com

About Blog – Arnold Steinhardt (born 1937 in Los Angeles, California), is an American violinist, best known as the first violinist of the Guarneri String Quartet.
Frequency – about 1 post per month
Since – Dec 2007

205 93 n/a 90 n/a n/a n/a 91 n/a n/a n/a 92

ONCE MORE WITH FEELING

susan-oncemorewithfeeling.bl..

About Blog – Musings on a life singing, teaching and being a creature of the theatre!
I am a NYC-based voice teacher and coach; singer, actor, voice over narrator and writer/blogger! – teach singers active in Music Theatre, Opera, Classical, Jazz, Cabaret, R&B, and more!
Frequency – about 2 posts per month
Since – May 2009

n/a n/a n/a 93

Musical Assumptions

musicalassumptions.blogspot.com

About Blog – I am active as a composer, a violist, a violinist, a recorder player, and as a teacher. I began my professional musical life as a flutist, and spent a lot of quality time as a baroque flutist, but I no longer have my baroque flute. Now my modern flute spends most of its time tucked away in a drawer, while my violin, viola, and my viola d’amore are often tucked under my chin.
Frequency – about 2 posts per week
Since – Feb 2005

n/a n/a 10,176,125 94

Good company

goodcompanybw.blogspot.in

About Blog – A classically-trained, freelance pianist (and perpetual student) currently living in San Antonio, TX. I play in several musical sandboxes, as needed.
Frequency – about 1 post per month
Since – Jun 2009

n/a n/a n/a 95

Tips for Classical Musicians

tipsforclassicalmusicians.co..

About Blog – Tips for Classical Musicians and lovers of Classical Music. My name is Carol and I am a violinist/composer/and a pianist. I juggle lots of great and fascinating activities on a daily basis. I love my life and music. Classical Music is my passion.
Frequency – about 1 post per month
Since – Apr 2010

571 n/a n/a 96 n/a 56 n/a 97 148,748 15,368 n/a 98

Mrs. Aston’s High Notes Blog

astonshighnotes.blogspot.com

About Blog – I am a retired elementary music teacher with over 30 years of experience in public schools.I am currently an independent Side-by-Side Coach, working with elementary music teachers, guiding and helping them with their curriculum, technology, resources, classroom management plan, and so much more.
Frequency – about 1 post per month
Since – Aug 2014

n/a n/a n/a 99

Sweet Sounds

sweetsoundsfromthemusicroom…

About Blog – Hi! I’m Lori from Sweet Sounds. I’m an elementary music teacher and designer of resources at Sweet Sounds from the Music Room. On my blog I share classroom tips, teaching ideas, and elementary music classroom resources with a Kodaly twist.
Frequency – about 1 post per month
Since – Apr 2014

500 185 n/a 100 n/a 552 n/a

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