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PracticeFirst™, powered by MatchMySound™, is a truly affordable way to allow your students to practice anytime, anywhere, on most internet-enabled devices. Students receive instantaneous & intuitive feedback, allowing them to gain meaningful insights into the quality of their practice and accelerate their achievement. Perfect for band, orchestra, choral, and solo instrumental & vocal practice, PracticeFirst gives music teachers easy-to-use tools for creating assignments.


  • Tailored for students of all levels
  • Comes with exercises and pieces, and also allows you to create your own
  • Create exercises with multiple parts from multipart scores
  • Assesses rhythmic and pitch accuracy
  • Assignment types include memorization and sight reading modes
  • Grading scale can be adjusted from easy to hard
  • Works for polyphonic instruments like piano and guitar
  • Teachers can now let students choose their instrument themselves when practicing
  • Includes a built-in tuner for instruments that need to be tuned before playing
  • “Click track” option in place of the metronome for exercises with floating tempo
  • A great practice and assessment tool, perfect for choral students
  • Fully integrated with the MusicFirst Classroom's gradebook, scheduling, portfolio-building and other features. - Use our content, or upload your own

Premium Content

Available for purchase through the MusicFirst Classroom, we offer an additional selection of popular titles from an array of publishers.

These include:

  • Premier Performance
  • Standard of Excellence
  • A Tune a Day
  • Recorder from the Beginning
  • Tradition of Excellence
  • String Basics
  • You Won't Miss a Beat Assessments
  • Compatible OS

  • Windows
  • Mac OS X
  • Chrome OS
  • iOS (iPhone/iPad)
  • Android
  • Supported Browsers

  • Chrome