Staff Paper PDFs
Free Music Staff Paper

Staff paper PDFs, free!  

I've finally discovered how to make a HORIZONTAL page with my Finale software, so I am replacing the former single staff page, and adding in a new GRAND STAFF page, also with a horizontal orientation.

On this page: small & GIANT-sized staffs -  grand staff, treble clef, bass clef, and viola clef printable staff paper for your music studio or lessons, FREE!


Staff paper is a necessity for a music teacher.  Having your music students write their own notes onto music paper is perhaps the BEST way to help them truly understand, "What does the staff mean?"

Let's start with blank staff paper:

Blank staff paper to use with music students

Download blank staff paper PDF

Single staffs are all you need for most instruments.

Here's the new GIGANTIC horizontal staff:


Giant horizontal single music staff for beginner students

Download giant single staff for beginners



And here is the new giant horizontal grand staff:

Giant grand staff, horizontal - perfect for beginning music students!

Download large grand staff with horizontal orientation

The grand staff with no bar lines or clef symbols

Download the free music staff paper with no bar lines or clef symbols 

Those were medium-sized staves.  Now for BIG blank staffs.  I like using the following paper for identifying guide notes, and then writing short songs or phrases using just 5 notes.

Blank grand staff, BIG

Download blank grand staff, big


Here's the same thing but smaller, with four grand staffs - enough for a short song!

Piano grand staffs with small staves

Download grand staff with small staves

Putting bar lines in helps piano students learn to do staff notation in a uniform manner.  Still, there are no clef symbol markings or piano braces, so this paper can be used for 2 treble instruments in a duet, 2 bass instruments, or any other combination:

Grand staff with no clef symbols, 4 bars a line

Download grand staff worksheet with 4 bars a line

The staff paper PDFs below have clef symbols and a piano brace in each grand music staff:

Grand staff with four measures a line printable staff paper

Download piano music staff worksheets with clefs, 4 measures a line 

Smaller and more refined staff notation can fit the following staff sheet:

Grand staff with five bars a line

Download grand staff with 5 bars a line

Now for single-staff instruments, here are some BIG staffs for younger students to practice their music notation on:

Bass clef free staff paper

Download music staff worksheets pdf with 6 large staves, no bar lines 

Download bass clestaff music paper with 6 staves, no bar lines (shown above)

Download viola staff paper with 6 staves, no measure lines

These large-staved staff paper pdfs make it easy for young students to practice their staff notation writing, using large note-heads.  Drawing sharps and flats and natural signs are easier, too.

Here are smaller staffs, to which your music students will quickly graduate!

Viola clef free staff paper

Download free music staff paper for treble clef instruments with 5-bar lines

Download free music staff paper for bass instruments with 5-bar lines

Download printable music staff worksheets for viola (shown) with five measures per line

And last, three giant staffs, NOT FOR WRITING ON, but for laminating and using with your new note-readers.  Try moving coins up and down the music staff:

Use this giant treble clef with new note-readers

Download giant treble clef music staff

The bass clef:

Bass clef music staff, GIANT!

Download giant bass clef staff

And the viola clef, which shows where Middle C is!  This is a clef symbol that can be moved up or down the staff, depending on the range of the music.  Go get a blank staff, if you need that clef in a different spot!

Viola clef music staff, BIG!

Download giant viola clef staff










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This is wonderful! For little learners, I need the 5 lines even more spaced out - the lines are too close together even on your big stave. Also I often …

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