Have you ever dreamt of stepping onto stage ready to perform your own masterpiece? Or maybe you hope to hear that song you’ve been humming to yourself on Spotify or YouTube Music. Perhaps you are working with young musicians in a classroom. If you find yourself in any of these situations, especially the one involving young musicians, Chrome Music Lab has something for you.
Chrome experiments is a great place to find new opportunities in technology. One that provides some interesting uses in music is the Chrome experiment called “Song Maker”.
Once you enter Song Maker, there is a setting option in the bottom right corner that allows you to control the parameters that you would like the students to work with.
To the left of the main screen, you can click through the multiple instrument options. These can be combined within the main page to give you a variety of sounds.
Here is a sample screen of what a song might look like when you are finished. The play button on the bottom far left lets you hear the song loop so that you can make any adjustments you would like.
Once everything is finished, you are able to save the song and a link will be created so that your work can be shared. There are multiple options for sharing so that you can choose the best one for your situation.
There are several other exciting music experiences available at music lab.
If music is a hidden passion or a part of your daily teaching routine, it would be worth your time to go and play.