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Yousician - Your personal music teacher

By Patricia Monticello Kievlan, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 9+

Slick, high-priced tool teaches kids core musical skills.

App iPhone , iPod Touch , iPad , Mac , Android Free to try Education
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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this app.

Community Reviews

age 10+

Based on 5 parent reviews

age 16+


nice program, but be carrefull with using it... i use it for 2 month then i get injured at work, so i cant play anymore... i unistalled the program, and one year later, i came to the surprise that they where carging me THE ENTIRE YEAR and their policy of 14 days to reffund dont give me any chance to recover the money or any free time from then on... for me, they act like they are a bounch of thieves without any empathy...
age 9+

Over priced auto renewal cost and No refund.

Yousician set auto renewal but it's difficult to notice until you receive their charge from credit company. and most likely it's too late because Yousician doesn't accept the refund. All user has to be cautious because they are greedy to get your money.

Privacy Rating Warning

  • Unclear whether personal information is sold or rented to third parties.
  • Personal information is shared for third-party marketing.
  • Personalised advertising is displayed.
  • Data are collected by third-parties for their own purposes.
  • User's information is used to track and target advertisements on other third-party websites or services.
  • Unclear whether this product creates and uses data profiles for personalised advertisements.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say: (5 ):
Kids say: Not yet rated

If you're willing to spend the money, this app could add some serious value to your child's real-life music lessons. The in-app mentor guides kids along the way, telling them what quests or songs they should explore and coaching them through their very first song. It's especially impressive just how quickly you get to start playing: Even if you're a beginner, this app gets right to the part where you get to start playing songs, which makes for an especially rewarding experience.

Overall, the main challenge with this app is its price tag, which some families might find expensive. Also, at the earliest levels in the free version, there aren't many songs available that kids will recognize. Still, there's some excellent coaching and it's great that you can track things such as your practice sessions and your accuracy over time. If kids are willing to dive into the data and explore it, and if your family can afford the price, Yousician - Your personal music teacher could be a rich and rewarding experience.

App Details

  • Devices: iPhone , iPod Touch , iPad , Mac , Android
  • Subjects: Arts : music, playing, rhythm
  • Skills: Self-Direction : achieving goals, identifying strengths and weaknesses, self-assessment, work to achieve goals
  • Pricing structure: Free to try (one-instrument subscription $19.99/mo. or $119.99/year; all-instrument subscription $29.99/month or $179.99/year)
  • Release date: February 7, 2017
  • Category: Education
  • Topics: Music and Sing-Along
  • Publisher: Yousician Ltd
  • Version: 2.16.1
  • Minimum software requirements: iOS 9.0 or later; Android 4.4 and up.
  • Last updated: March 15, 2019

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