FarPlay is great for teaching music online! Jump to:
  1. Do students need to subscribe? (No).
  2. Share instructions with students
  3. Optimize FarPlay for connecting with students on university and college campuses
  4. May I use your logo? (Yes).

Do students need to subscribe? (No).

Students don’t need to create an account to connect with teachers on FarPlay. When a teacher with a subscription creates a session, the session has no time limit and allows more than two people to joineven if the teacher is the only participant with a subscription. Visit our pricing page to learn about subscriptions.

Share instructions with students

Please feel free to customize the message template below when introducing students to FarPlay.
Dear [Student],
I’m so excited to make music with you using FarPlay! Let’s meet at _:_ _ am/pm to set up.
You’ll need two items:
  1. Connect your computer directly to your router with an Ethernet cable (https://a.co/d/cSdGxZ4). If your computer doesn’t have an Ethernet port, use an Ethernet adapter (USB-C Ethernet adapter https://a.co/d/aNwCvZX or USB-A Ethernet adapter https://a.co/d/en1Fzpl). It’s totally fine to use a long Ethernet cable (Ethernet cables are designed to be 300 feet in length without signal degradation). Turn off Wi-Fi on your computer.
  2. Make sure you use wired headphones, preferably with an external mic. If you have the Apple EarPods (https://a.co/d/4agNOHQ) that used to come with iPhones, those are great and include an external mic!
Please watch the quickstart video tutorial at https://farplay.io/quickstart/. You can do all the steps in the section labeled Step One: Get Ready at that page before we meet.
I’ll open my personal meeting room on FarPlay a few minutes ahead of time. My personal meeting room ID is [replace with ID].

Optimize FarPlay for connecting with students on university and college campuses

We recommend that teachers planning to connect with students on university and college campuses follow our steps for setting up port forwarding.
Please feel free to use our logo to advertise that you offer lessons on FarPlay!
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