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 2 or better. Suitable iPad devices include iPad 2, iPad 3rd Gen, iPad 4th Gen, iPad Mini, 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 support@musiah.com. An invitation will be sent to the Apple ID email you provide us and will come from “TestFlight” (Apple’s beta testing system).

 

Notes:

  • 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 support@musiah.com 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).

 

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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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We think Musiah is great. My 13 year old son just loves it. We are now starting our 11 year old son. There is nothing out there like it. To be able to have the instant feedback at every practice is huge, you don't even get that with a private teacher. When my son took lessons from a teacher once a week he would forget how he was supposed to play a piece and so he would be playing it wrong all week until we met with the teacher again. That's a lot of wasted time, which also translates into a lot of wasted money. Another great feature of Musiah for parents is the emailed reports we receive. I don't play the piano myself and I have several children so I can't sit with each child during their lesson, so what would happen is the teacher used to tell us that my son was not practicing what he was supposed to be practicing during the week, and he was not practicing the amount of time he was supposed to be doing. With Musiah I never have to worry about those issues because I get the reports telling me exactly what he is doing. I also don't have to fight with my son to get him to practice because he really enjoys playing with Musiah, he's always excited to get to the next level. Musiah is has truly been an answer to our prayers, it has taken such a load off of us as parents. If I could design the perfect piano program this would be it, the developer was quite a genius. To top it all off you just couldn't get a better price. One more thing that has been great about Musiah is that since it is done on a keyboard my kids can practice any time of day without disturbing anyone because they can just plug in the headphones. What more could we ask for?

 
 

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