Welcome to the nSpireMe parent community - we're so happy you're here, and can't wait to hear what you think of our new music practice app!
Before you log-in for the first time, you might want to check out this video of the app in action:
To access your account, you'll need:
- Your email address and password - we'll email these to you once you have signed up on the website!
- Mac or PC computer or laptop - doesn't currently work on tablets or smartphones
- Chrome browser. You can download it here if you don't already have it: https://www.google.com/intl/en_uk/chrome/
- Headphones - when playing with accompaniment, feedback is more accurate when headphones are used
N.b. The first time you play with the app, it will ask you for microphone permission, you’ll need to click ‘allow’.
Scoring & Feedback
The purpose of scoring your child on their pitch and rhythm accuracy is to help them see how their playing improves over time. It is designed to motivate them and encourage them to play things multiple times.
However, the most important feedback is the part that your child can access by listening back to themselves playing. As they do this, a colourful line will indicate where they are doing well, and which areas could do with some improvement. Where the line is amber or red, your child will be able to hover their mouse over it, and the computer will tell them what they did wrong.
Children should be encouraged to practice sections that they are weaker at, at a variety of different speeds, with different accompaniments (solo, metronome, piano, etc.). It is targeted practice, such as this, that will greatly improve their progress.
Feedback, Feedback, Feedback...
We would love to know how to best improve your experience!
For immediate issues and glitches, the sooner we know the better. Our technology is brand new, so if you manage to find any errors, we will donate £1 to our partnered charity Music as Therapy International.
Happy to help!
If you'd like a walkthrough of the app, any technical help, or to report any problems, don't hesitate to call now!
Call 07853 287891, 9am-6pm, Monday -Friday
Email firstname.lastname@example.org, Evenings & Weekends
Use the smiley speech bubble (bottom-right corner) to have a chat with us - if we're away, we'll get back to you as soon as we can!