An Integrated Playful Music Learning Solution

  • Kristoffer JensenEmail author
  • Søren Frimodt-Møller
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9177)


This paper presents an integrated solution using IT technologies to help a (young) musician learn a piece of music, or learn how to play an instrument. The rehearsal process is organized in sequences, consisting of various activities to be ‘passed’. Several games are investigated that help in learning especially difficult parts, or in the learning of an instrument. The integrated solution, demonstrated on a tablet, proposed in this paper also includes tools that assist the musician in the rehearsal process. Feedback consists of computer tracking that supports self-assessment of rehearsal quality together with shared audio and video material that can be viewed by teacher and peers.


Informal learning Music rehearsal Mobile applications Gamification Low-fidelity prototyping 



The authors would like to thank Anaïs Tournois, Tessa Guérin, Nicholas Fruy, Hajar Akla, Hajar El Hammoumi, Thibaut Grandin, Brice Freund as well as the participants in the development of earlier prototypes for their participation in this project.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Architecture, Design and Media TechnologyAalborg UniversityAalborgDenmark

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