Getting Started With Musiah's Online Piano Lessons

There are four easy steps to getting started with Musiah's online piano lessons.


Step 1: Check your computer / iPad

Step 2: Check your piano / keyboard

Step 3: Open a Free Musiah online piano lessons 14 day trial

Step 4: Download and install the software



Step 1: Check Your Computer / iPad


1994616376_1357232796To use Musiah, the minimum system requirements are:


WIndows users:

Operating System: Win 10, 8, 7, Vista

Processor: Dual-core processor or better

Memory: 2 GB RAM m/ Graphics Memory: 128MB

Storage: 5 GB available hard disk space

Mac Users:

Operating System: Mac OS 10.9.0 or above

Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo 2.13 GHz

Memory: 2 GB RAM / Graphics Memory: 128MB

Storage: 5 GB available hard disk space


iPad Users:

iPad 3 or better. Suitable iPad devices include iPad 2, iPad 3rd Gen, iPad 4th Gen, iPad Air, iPad Mini 2, iPad Air 2, iPad Mini 3, iPad Mini 4, iPad Pro 12.9", iPad Pro 9.7", iPad 2017.


iPad Beta Testing:

Currently, Musiah Unity for iPad is is available for closed (invitation only) beta testing. If you would like to participate in the beta testing, please advise your Apple ID email and your iPad model if known by email to An invitation will be sent to the Apple ID email you provide us and will come from “TestFlight” (Apple’s beta testing system).



  • For computer users, we recommend using a wired mouse. Wireless mice, even after calibration, are prone to latency and are therefore not recommended. Laptop tracking pads are also not suitable.
  • Windows laptops may require higher specifications.
  • Musiah software is not suitable for use on Microsoft Surface running Windows RT.
  • Bluetooth headphones are not recommended for use with Musiah as they lead to latency.



Step 2: Check Your Piano / Keyboard


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Computer Users: To use Musiah, you need a MIDI keyboard or MIDI enabled piano (e.g. a digital piano) and a USB cable / MIDI-to-USB cable to connect to a USB port on your computer.


View MIDI Keyboard Info for more info.


iPad Users: The MIDI keyboard requirements are the same as for computer users.


For simple clear advice on how to connect a MIDI keyboard to an iPad, please see How To Connect A MIDI Keyboard To An iPad


If you have a keyboard but are not sure if it is suitable, please email the make and model of your keyboard to and we will be happy to advise you.


If you don't have a MIDI keyboard, as a temporary measure, you can set up your computer keyboard to play piano notes or use the On-Screen Keyboard available in Musiah Unity for iPad.



Step 3: Open A Free Musiah Online Piano Lessons 14 Day Trial


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(Cancel any time within 14 days and your card will not be charged, so there is no risk).


Enroll Now






Step 4: Download And Install The Software


  • Download -icon -croppedLogin to your Musiah account with your email address and Musiah password
  • Click the "Download" button (inside the customer login area) to download the software
  • Follow the easy step-by-step setup instructions


And you'll be making music within minutes!


iPad users: iPad beta testers will need to download the software via "TestFlight" (Apple’s beta testing system).





How To Start Your First Piano Lesson With Musiah

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To start the application — Windows users: simply double-click the Musiah "M" icon (pictured opposite) on your desktop.


Mac users: open your launchpad and click the Musiah "M" icon.



How To Connect A MIDI Keyboard To Your Computer To Play Piano

This video shows how to connect a MIDI keyboard to your computer so you can begin your online piano lessons with Musiah.


























How To Connect A MIDI Keyboard To Your iPad To Play Piano


For simple clear advice on how to connect a MIDI keyboard to an iPad, please see How To Connect A MIDI Keyboard To An iPad



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I am 66 years old and just started piano lessons with Musiah only a couple of months ago. I had not taken piano lessons, or played the piano for that matter, since age 12. I just completed Level 7 and am completely satisfied with my progress. I really like the fact that I can take the lessons at my convenience whenever it fits into my work schedule. I can do it at home and don't have to travel for a piano lesson. I can go at my own pace. I also like the "objectivity" that the program provides. The interactive artificial intelligence is an awesome way to learn how to play.


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