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Resources for classical and contemporary musicians
Classic Cat
The free classical catalogue
Classical Music Resource on the Web
Impulse Classical Music Website
provides personalised pages on performers and composers together with entries for record labels and affiliated organisations and holds classical music tracks with copy-right protection in the digital domain.
Classical Composers Database
Database of 4221 composers.

Contents -public domain choral music-
Free Choral and Piano-Voice(s) Music Sheet MIDI MP3 Files


BBC Music Magagine
The official website of BBC Music Magazine
Classical music news and links (language: Japanese)
Classical music daily – Music and Vision
The world’s first daily classical music magazin.
Free Website, Radio, Classical Music Guide, Quiz, News, and New Features.
A weekly listening guide to good music of all types on compact disc.
How to Play Piano
Your free resource and guide to learning the piano.
Learn Drums
Great drumming resource for players of all levels to improve
La Scena Musicale
The premiere source for classical music and opera.
Music Info4all
information on a wide variety of topics that are asssociated with buying, owning, playing, finding tuition and maintaining a musical instrument.


ACMP, The Chamber Music Network
ACMP is a non-profit association that facilitates informal playing and singing by people of all ages and nationalities, beginners to professionals.
ASTA, American String Teachers Association
The American String Teachers Association, founded more than 60 years ago, is a membership organization for string and orchestra teachers and players, helping them to develop and refine their careers.
APA, Music Players Association, Japan
APA (Amateur Music Player’s Association, Japan), was established in 1974. APA is nationwide network which consists of over 1000 amateur musicians in Japan.
Concentus Europae / Lago Maggiore – Varese
In the summer of 2006, inspired and organised by Sig.ra Busboom, a most enthusiastic and dynamic lady, we began to look for other musicians interested in starting a string ensemble, with the aim of eventually forming an orchestra, so we are always looking for players of all instruments.
Music Education Online
Music Education Online is the website of Children’s Music Workshop – an Emmy award winning music education company which specializes in a variety of products and services including custom designed band and orchestra method books, school site music instruction, instrument sales and rentals, music education advocacy and more.
The National Association of Youth Orchestras
The National Association of Youth Orchestras was formed in 1965 to share best practice and encourage self-help amongst the then emerging and dynamic Youth Orchestra movement in the UK.
Home of the Viola Societies and the Viola Mailing Lists.
A nationwide network of professional music teachers and music schools, supported by a small team of people who are dedicated to matching students with teachers.
International Ignaz Joseph Pleyel Society (IPG)
You can find the biography and the compositions of Pleyel, Ignaz (1757-1831).
Youth Music
Youth Music works alongside the formal and community-based sectors to support music-making and training.

Music publishers

Edition Silvertrust
Edition Silvertrust is a family business run by professional and amateur musicians who have played, performed and become familiar with the literature from the wider world of chamber music as few others have. You will find a lot of (not so popular but) very beatuful music. Please listen to their soundbites.
Virtual Sheet Music
Virtual Sheet Music was created to provide musicians, as well as all music lovers, the ability to quickly locate sheet music. Desired titles can be downloaded from the web site directly to the user’s home computer, and subsequently displayed and/or printed.


Virtual Sheet Music - Classical Sheet Music Downloads

TACTUS LTD is a music publishing and production company. Owned by Ilkka Kuusisto and sons Jaakko and Pekka, it publishes and distributes their works. We are also happy to assist in music productions from consultation to concert arrangements, both private and public. Please listen to Jaakko Kuusisto, Violin Concerto, Op. 28.

Music Education

Musika is great resource for anyone looking to learn an instrument, no matter the age or ability. You can find expert music teachers for singing, piano, violin, guitar lessons and other musical instruments.
Stars & Catz Music Teacher Network, USA,  Australia,  UK,  Canada
A nationwide network of professional music teachers and music schools, supported by a small team of people who are dedicated to matching students with teachers.
A free service which aims to support musicians in every aspect of education and performance.
You’ll find some 40 piano resources on everything from learning and teaching piano to tuning and genre resources.
A Hand, Wrist, and Finger Positioning Guide for Piano Players
Not only does it cover the basics of music theory, but it has a musical glossary
of terms and a lot of help with chords, piano finger positioning and more…
A Playground for Music Education and Music Theory
A brief introduction to Music Theory edited by Ben Thompson.

Performing musician groups

The Callipygian Players
The Callipygian Players are an ensemble of Chicago’s finest period instrument musicians and singers under the leadership of Director and Baroque Violinist Martin Davids. We present innovative and exciting concerts of music from the Baroque era (approximately 1600-1750). Known for our interesting programming, our concerts feature music of well known composers as well as lesser known masterpieces.
Home of lutenist, Timothy Burris, Music’s Quill, and Ensalada.
the Sheridan Ensemble
An ultra-flexible instrumental combination music ensemble including theorbo, electric guitar, harpsichord, string quartet, piano, flute, vibraphone, vocalist, dancer.


UK Amateur Orchestras
This is a jumping off point for an unofficial round-up of the huge number of non-professional orchestras and ensembles in the UK.


Marumo Sasaki
An elegant cellist born in Japan now residing in Italy.


Atelier Français Tokyo
Bienvenue à l’Atelier Français Tokyo, un nouveau magasin de violons situé au cœur de la ville, à Yotsuya. Xavier Hertz est à votre écoute pour l’entretien de votre instrument à cordes. Passionné de musique classique et d’instruments anciens, violoniste amateur, il vous présente sa sélection originale: des instruments et archets de qualité, quelle que soit la catégorie qui vous intéresse. Atelier Français Tokyo, soyez en harmonie avec votre instrument !