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Frequently Asked Questions - Student Edition

By Rachel Mann - June 03, 2020

What is Harmonia?

Harmonia is an app used in combination with a proprietary learning management system (LMS). Our free Harmonia app is the combines musical score notation with a patented real-time music analysis engine, which means that as users enter notes on a staff or type in analytical symbols such as pitch names or roman numerals, the app recognizes and comments on what they are doing. Our LMS provides a platform for content delivery: teachers use our LMS to add lessons and exercises, set due dates and content delivery options, review computer-graded student work, and more; and students use the LMS to check their progress, activate our mentoring/comment system, and purchase additional study content if desired.

Will Harmonia work on my computer?

Harmonia will work on all Mac OSX and Windows desktop machines as well as tablets such as iPad and Android. Contact our developers if you have any questions.

What does Harmonia cost?

The Harmonia App is free for all users and available for desktop and tablet platforms here. Access to the Harmonia Dashboard, our proprietary learning management system, is free for teachers and subscription-based for students. Pricing is related to the number of weeks a student pays for access. A typical 16-week semester is $29.95, but quarters and summer courses may be less. See our pricing chart.

Do you offer site licenses?

Yes. We offer both site licenses and single-user licenses. Most of our high school customers pay by site licenses. Contact us at contact@illiacsoftware.com to get started.

What is a Harmonia subscription?

Access to the Harmonia Dashboard is a subscription-based service, so pricing is related to the number of weeks a student pays for access. A typical 16-week semester is $29.95, but quarters and summer courses may be less. See our pricing chart: link to pricing chart.

How do I get started?

Follow the instructions below. (Click here for a printable one-page instruction sheet.)

  1. To join a Harmonia course, you will need to create an Illiac Software account. Visit https://harmonia.illiacsoftware.com and click the "Sign Up" button at the upper right and enter your school email address (or current email address). You will receive an automated email message from our server with directions for creating an account. Create your profile by entering your name, selecting the correct time zone, and choosing a language preference. If you already have an account, simply log in using your Illiac ID.
  2. Add your course. Once you create an account, select "Dashboard" from the menu at the top of the window, click the “join the course now” link and enter the 16-digit invitation code assigned by your instructor to access your demo materials. This code will send a message to your instructors, who will enroll you in the course. Please allow up to 24 hours to be added to a course. The next time you sign in to your course on the Harmonia webpage, it will prompt you to pay your subscription fee. Click on the link and follow the payment instructions.
  3. Download the app. To download the latest version of the app, click here and select the correct version of the app for your device. Follow the directions for your device to complete the download process. (Be sure to delete any old versions of Harmonia from your Applications folder before downloading the latest version.)
  4. Get started! Once you have downloaded the app, open it and click on the cloud icon on the upper left corner of the window. Enter your email address and password. Then select "Cloud" from the menu options at the top of your screen to access the course. Find your course and navigate to the bottom of the list to find the “Welcome to Harmonia” file. Open it and check out the quick Harmonia tutorial.

Why am I locked out of the Harmonia Cloud?

If you find yourself locked out of the Harmonia Cloud while in the app, it is because the subscription to access the course materials has not been received. Log in to the website, click on the dashboard and follow the payment instructions. Go back to the app, log out and log back in to reset your login credentials.

How do I find my grades and submitted work?

In the Harmonia Dashboard, click on your course and select “Assignment Status.” Find assignment due dates, submission times, and grades listed by letter, percentage, and point values. Select “View” to see every submission for a given document.