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Welcome to CMVic’s resources about online music technology! The following pages are packed with peer reviewed information to assist community music group leaders in taking their practice online. 


Introduction to Online Leading
Some of the basics to think about when starting out

Choosing the Right Programs for Online Leading:
A quick overview of the different types of software available (e.g. virtual rooms or project-based apps)

Virtual Rooms for Meeting Up:
A quick run through the main software for ‘virtual rooms’ (e.g. Zoom, Skype, Google Meet, Microsoft Teams, etc) with key features in brief

Hosting and Running Zoom Sessions:
Lots of details about how to get the most out of Zoom sessions – CMVic’s top choice for virtual rooms

Project-based Apps for Making, Performing and Learning:
A run through the main apps to support ‘asynchronous’ music making that produce multi-player recordings and video grids of remote performers

Storing and Sharing Files:
All these apps produce lots of data. A very brief reminder of where the best places are to store them and share them

Audio and Video: Home Studio on a Budget:
Not sure about your home studio setup? Here are some tips on how to get the most out of what you have, and what you might add to it with a modest budget

Online Session Fees
How much should you charge your group members for an online session or workshop? A number of different approaches are shared here by leaders.