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iPad Apps for Chorus & Music?

Greetings!
 
I got the wonderful news last week that I'm receiving 15 iPads for my classroom for next year!  I had applied for them to use for a General Music Exploratory where we'll be using Garage Band to study chord progressions & computer based music and a whole bunch else...
 
HOWEVER, we are also adding for the first time next year chorus as a curricular class, and I want to use them in there, as well.  I'm looking for suggestions for Apps that can be used in chorus.  I'm pretty familiar (at least in idea) with the apps like ForScore that let you use the iPad to view music, but I'm really looking forward to using them to help teach note reading, theory, etc.  I'll also use them, in conjunction with Sibelius & Scorch, to have students work on parts in small groups.
 
So, what apps have you encountered that you could see using, or have used, to teach music - especially reading?  What I'd really like is some web app or iPad app that allows students to log in to their account, and do assessments while I'm working with another section, then have the results reported to me.  From what I've found, though, such a thing isn't out there?
 
Any suggestions would be great!
 
Paul Marchese
Hadley Junior High
Glen Ellyn, IL
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on March 6, 2012 10:08am
I recently received an iPad as part of a music technology grant awarded by my school district.  Here's the apps portion of what I applied for:
 
--Karajan Pro - an interactive music theory and ear training app for the iPad
--Nota - an extensive reference library of over 100 items, including chords, the circle of fifths, note
  relationships, clefs, dynamics, scales and a simulated piano used as a teaching tool
--Scales and Modes for iPad
--Wolfram Music Theory Course Assistant – an app with information on scales, triads, chord progressions,
  intervals, interval inversions, and music terms. Audio plays a big part in the app, and students are able to
  listen to chord progressions, notes, intervals and much more
--Ear Trainer - another option for developing aural music theory skills, including interval comparison, interval
  identification, chord identification, chord inversions, chord progressions, scales, notes relative to chords,
  and relative pitch
--GarageBand – songwriting and music composing software
 
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on March 6, 2012 4:49pm
IPANow apps for Italian, German, French and Latin (Latin is free). Also don't forget that you can load PDFs of sight singing material (think: CPDL) onto a central site that the kids can access.
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on July 3, 2012 8:36am
ForScore is the best app I've found for reading sheet music.
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