Piano Academy is for anyone who's looking to learn the piano from scratch, or for those who have prior knowledge and want to continue learning by practice playing along to their favorite songs.
Piano Academy offers an on-screen touch keyboard so you can start playing immediately. The app also supports MIDI connection, and it can even detect the notes you play if you have an acoustic or electronic piano.
- Watch tutorial videos introduced to you by your personal instructor, teaching you theory topics like notes, the staff, chords, and much more.
- The app listens to every note you play and gives you instant feedback, so you know how to improve.
- Practice playing tons of great tunes by reading real sheet music.
- Play fun games to train your musical hearing, hand-coordination, and sense of rhythm.
WHO IS IT FOR?
Piano Academy is suitable for all ages, from kids to adults.
We have designed and built this app from the very beginning to help transform even the complete beginners into actual pianists.
HOW DOES IT WORK?
We are going to teach you how to read notes, so you'll be able to play while reading sheet music. You'll play tons of amazing classical pieces, as well as contemporary hit-songs on your own.
As you progress, you'll learn to play with both hands, play chords, and much more.
Theory topics are introduced to you by your personal instructor with the aid of animations and walk-through videos.
You will play fun games that are explicitly designed to train your senses, such as musical hearing, hand-coordination, and your sense of rhythm, among other skills.
And the crowning glory is our staff player that shows music notes as you see in real sheet music. The notes are perfectly synced with the background music that will accompany you while playing. The app listens to every note you play and gives you instant feedback, so you know whether you hit the correct note at the right time.
BOTTOM LINE, you're going to have an enriching, rewarding, and challenging experience, and you're going to love it!
UNLIMITED PREMIUM SUBSCRIPTION
- You can subscribe for unlimited access to all features and content offered within Piano Academy.
- Watch all premium tutorials, play all premium games, and practice any of the songs, including premium songs as much as you like from any Apple device and enjoy an ad-free experience.
- Subscriptions are billed monthly or annually at the rate selected, depending on the subscription plan.
- Payment will be charged to iTunes Account at confirmation of purchase
- Subscription automatically renews unless auto-renew is turned off at least 24-hours before the end of the current period.
- The account will be charged for renewal within 24-hours before the end of the current period, and identify the cost of the renewal.
- Subscriptions may be managed by the user and auto-renewal may be turned off by going to the user's Account Settings after purchase.
- No cancellation of the current subscription is allowed during an active subscription period.
- Private Policy - https://www.pianoacademy.app/privacy-policy/
Yokee Music is the creator of Yokee™, the world's #1 ranked sing-along mobile app, with over 100 million users and the creator of Piano by Yokee, the most successful piano app game available in its genre.
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Ratings and Reviews
Great piano learning app
Update: for those having note recognition issues, use headphones. You can still hear the piano but the accompaniment music doesn't interfere with the microphones picking up played piano notes. Had zero issues with software hearing notes this way.
I’m a 53 yr old newbie to piano (I play tuba but doesn’t fit well with other family instruments). I’ve dinked around with piano through the years but want to play cord pads mainly on keyboard with family that plays piano or guitar. I need to get some note learning and muscle memory working in my favor to be something other than an embarrassment.
I have a long road ahead but I’m having fun blasting through the lessens. At first it felt a bit kid oriented however that soon changed after the first few lessens.
Love that the app works with MIDI - I’m practicing at midnight with headphones! I’d never be able to learn on a regular piano with my and my family’s schedule. Thank you for including MIDI!
My goal is to play a few (up to six) songs with family after one year for church. My goal is to not miss more than 30 days out of a year of practice.
I’m excited to see where this app will take me!! So far it’s about right, however it’s wise to go ever some songs several times before moving on, which you can do by pressing the back button before the practice song ends (saves a little time from having to go through the reward screen.
I’ll update my review further after more lessens are completed.
Cool app, needs improvement
I pay for this app and it’s not cheap! I probably won’t renew because there are some things that need to be improved. For instance, it reads the notes incorrectly much of the time so it would be nice to have a function in the settings where instead of using my microphone, the app connects with my digital piano through bluetooth and reads the notes that I’m actually pressing (this way I can also leave my piano volume down if I choose). Also, if I am paying for the premium version of this app, I should have access to full sheet music. You cannot repeatedly practice the harder pieces as scrolling notes. You just can’t. Give me sheet music or give me the ability to scroll through the upcoming notes in the pause screen. Lastly, I will have completed an entire lesson section and the next day it shows incomplete because somehow it doesn’t register that I’ve already watched the lesson video? It’s not that big of a deal because I can still progress forward, but again if I am paying so much for the app I expect it to work. I’m sure that small problem can be fixed with a simple update though! Overall, the app has certainly been helpful in sight reading practice and teaching me new songs, and even some stuff my piano teacher glosses over :-) I enjoy the songbook portion too.
I’ve only been using this a little over a week, and am learning piano for the first time, but have played other instruments as a child so the theory isn’t completely new, HOWEVER, I am almost done with the first level (12 or so lessons) and the practice songs in the songbook are a bit frustrating.
They teach you a four-count and the symbol for a one beat pause, but a lot of the songs have half-beats and what I assume are half-beat pause symbols, and you just have to figure out how to count that while still learning the notes and hand placement and it is really becoming frustrating.
I am having a hard time counting some beats bc they are like 2.5 or 3.5 but it’s hard to tell from the way it’s displayed and there’s no one to ask. I don’t understand why they would throw all that at us without instructing us first.
Other than that I’ve enjoyed the app, and like that you can use a keyboard in the app before laying out several hundred for a decent keyboard, but you can really only go so far with the app keyboard (forget two hands!). The developer also seems open to feedback and implements the suggestions, which is good.
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- 222.8 MB
- Requires iOS 10.0 or later.
- Requires iPadOS 10.0 or later.
- iPod touch
- Requires iOS 10.0 or later.
- Requires macOS 11.0 or later and a Mac with Apple M1 chip.
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- In-App Purchases
- Piano Lessons $29.99
- Piano Lessons $119.99
- Piano Lessons $29.99
With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.