Ekwe™ at MacPhail

Ekwe™ is a mobile-based music platform bringing a new level of ease to digital music creation.  By combining a library of 150 sampled authentic musical instruments from around the world with contemporary electronic loops and instruments, accessed through an intuitive compositional canvas, creators can easily explore, edit, create, collaborate, and share their compositions. A free one-year Ekwe subscription is available to all members of the MacPhail community!

Ekwe is an amazing tool, putting every facet of music creation at your fingertips. The app encourages the discovery of instruments and sounds from around the world, providing a fun and intuitive way to explore and make your own music. Expertly designed and developed by Michael Cain, MacPhail’s director of Electronic Music Recording Arts (EMRA), we are excited and proud to endorse Ekwe for music lovers of all ages and levels.

-Paul Babcock, President/COO, MacPhail Center for Music


Ekwe is for creators of all types and ages, 5 to adult, beginner to advanced, hobbyist to professional.

Ekwe’s Core Music Library gives learners instant exposure to instruments from around the world, contemporary electronic sounds, and puts the ability to play them at their fingertips.

Get Started with Ekwe!

1.) Use QR or visit https://redeem.ekwe.app and click on the “Redeem Code” button

2.) Complete registration and enter Redemption Code EKWEMACPHAIL

3.) Go to the AppStore or GooglePlay to download the Ekwe app

4.) Open Ekwe app and Sign In with your email and password

5.) Congratulations, you’re ready to start composing!

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