iPhone app teaches music theory to DIY musicians

December 9, 2015 in Education (E)

[prMac.com] Toronto, Canada - Aspiring musicians need to look no further than their iPhone for help taking the next step in their music-making journey. Today, "Waay: Music theory that matters" launched for iPhone. Waay provides an applied, practical approach to learning music theory for songwriting. Similar to how other apps teach new languages, Waay uses a series of lessons and quizzes to teach the basics of music theory in a simple, fun and intuitive manner.

Waay features:
* Bite-sized video lessons that emphasize practical music theory and provide musical examples
* Interactive exercises with three achievement levels
* In-app tools to track your progress and sync across your devices

"We've created this app for musicians who like to carve out their own path in music," said Alex Andrews, Waay's creator. "Waay teaches music theory for songwriting to people who aren't interested in an overly academic approach to music, but instead want to build skills they can use, and then get right back to making the music they love."

Device Requirements:
* iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch
* Requires iOS 8.0 or later
* 208 MB

Pricing and Availability:
Waay: Music theory that matters 2.0.0 is $4.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Education category. The first course (8 video lessons and 9 interactive exercises) is called "Melodies" and is included with purchase of the app. The second course, "Chords," answers questions such as "What chords sound good together?" and is available as an in-app purchase. Additional courses are on the way.

Ten Kettles builds apps for music education out of east-end Toronto. Founder Alex Andrews is an engineer, teacher, and musician, coming from a background in research labs (biosignal analysis, hearing development and disability, music psychology), music education, and playing many, many concerts with various bands in and around Toronto. All Material and Software (C) Copyright 2015 Ten Kettles Inc. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, iPod and iPad are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries. Other trademarks and registered trademarks may be the property of their respective owners.


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