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Bass Guitar, Piano and Ukulele Added to World's Largest Music Education Platform

Bass Guitar, Piano and Ukulele Added to World's Largest Music Education Platform

Yousician expands access to music education to millions of users

HELSINKI, April 22, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --

Yousician(R) announces today the release of bass guitar to its revolutionary music
education platform, empowering even more people to learn to play an instrument, improve
musical skills and unleash their creative potential. After helping millions of users play
or master the guitar, Yousician's world-class curriculum, advanced gamified learning
platform and customizable learning path have been extended today to bass guitar, and to
piano and ukulele in the previous months. Now anyone with one of these popular instruments
can begin their musical journey with meaningful courses and feedback for free with

The Yousician platform works by listening to users play a real instrument through the
microphone of a desktop or handheld device, and uses gamification to deliver real-time
feedback on a musician's accuracy and timing. This state-of-the-art audio processing
combined with interactive courses is a reimagined take on music education, and is
available on desktop, Android and iOS devices. The environment provides motivational
content and challenges to keep users engaged.

Instrument-specific curricula for bass guitar, piano and ukulele targets the needs of
both solo and band players. Yousician Bass focuses on improving rhythmic skills and
navigating diverse musical genres necessary for any bass guitar player. For Piano,
Yousician has developed customizable paths for learning standard notation, and encourages
practice with both one- and two-handed techniques. Yousician Ukulele introduces an easily
accessible instrument that is fun to play and builds a framework for learning other
stringed instruments.

"Yousician is working to change the landscape of music education by listening to the
needs of users and teachers in our community," said Chris Thuer, Yousician's chief
executive officer. "By adding these instruments to our platform we are fulfilling the
requests of our community, and are three steps closer to realizing our vision of making
musicality in the world as common as literacy."

Since Yousician was launched in 2014, millions of beginner and experienced musicians
have started quickly learning or expanding their skills on an instrument. Through the
instruments available, 200 million songs have been practiced on the platform.

About Yousician 
Yousician is the world's largest digital music education platform and empowers users to
learn, play, teach and create music. Yousician's cutting edge audio technology can listen
to any instrument through a desktop or mobile (iOS and Android) application without the
use of additional equipment and give instant feedback on accuracy and timing. Millions of
users learn to play guitar, piano, ukulele and bass guitar through the Yousician platform.
It combines the addictive features of a game with music exercises to make the learning
process easy, fun and motivating. The vision of Yousician is to create a world where
musicality is as common as literacy.

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00100 Helsinki 



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