Music

How to Train Your Ear: 7 Ear Training Techniques

Written by the MasterClass staff

Last updated: Nov 2, 2021 • 3 min read

A strong inner ear is essential for understanding music composition, which is why nearly every music school requires students to take ear training classes. Great musicians have advanced listening skills that improve the quality of their performances, and these skills are integral for music students or anyone else who wants to get better at listening, understanding, and performing music.