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Teach music confidently without the stress

Strengthen your foundations with creative teaching strategies and profitable business education.

Piano
Guitar
 
 

Teaching Blues Guitar in 5 Easy Steps

Keep energy high and frustration low with beginners – show them how to rock the blues with these 5 simple steps.

 

Practice Challenge

Amp your students’ motivation for playing guitar at home.

 

10 Ways to Get More Guitar Students

Get booked solid with these 10 actionable tips for enrolling students.

 

LESSON PLAN

No Book Beginners Framework

Hook beginning students right from the start with fun and quality in-lesson activities

 

Music Sheets

How to Build Practice Independence

Nurture strong analysis and practice habits using the Build Great Music FREE PDF worksheet. PLUS get a FREE studio licensed music sheet by Kevin Olson

 

Free Guide

Ultimate guide to Left Hand Styles and Patterns

Easily explore the most common patterns from block chords to Alberti bass, arpeggiations and more.

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A great webinar! Some really good repertoire suggestions and ideas. I enjoyed seeing and listening to all the teachers on the call. I’m so excited about TopMusic Publishing! Thanks, @timtopham, that we members will have the opportunity to give our input and ideas for what…

Sheri

I have really enjoyed many of the courses in the IC, and really like how Tim presents and gets to the point without a lot of padding. I think he asks his interviewees really good questions and has a great manner. I particularly enjoyed the…

Natascha

As a piano teacher, keeping up to speed with new composers and new teaching ideas and methods is made easier through being part of a larger teaching community. Today I was able to catch up on binding my TopMusicSheets which come out each month as…

Vanessa Munns

I’ve been using Top Music Sheets a lot. Thanks so much for these! My students and I are particularly enjoying “80’s Aspirations.”

Torey Zachary

Thank you very much for all you have done on your site for piano teachers all over the world! I now plan to take on more online students and to learn more from your outstanding website that I had originally joined when you began going…

Carol

Hey Tim Delighted to assist. Hope this looks ok to you TopMusicMarketPlace has been a wonderful avenue for me as a seller and am delighted to have made 85 sales since I started in the Autumn of 2020. I have found it extremely easy to…

Darren Day

A great webinar! Some really good repertoire suggestions and ideas. I enjoyed seeing and listening to all the teachers on the call. I’m so excited about TopMusic Publishing! Thanks, @timtopham, that we members will have the opportunity to give our input and ideas for what…

Sheri

I have really enjoyed many of the courses in the IC, and really like how Tim presents and gets to the point without a lot of padding. I think he asks his interviewees really good questions and has a great manner. I particularly enjoyed the…

Natascha

As a piano teacher, keeping up to speed with new composers and new teaching ideas and methods is made easier through being part of a larger teaching community. Today I was able to catch up on binding my TopMusicSheets which come out each month as…

Vanessa Munns

I’ve been using Top Music Sheets a lot. Thanks so much for these! My students and I are particularly enjoying “80’s Aspirations.”

Torey Zachary

Thank you very much for all you have done on your site for piano teachers all over the world! I now plan to take on more online students and to learn more from your outstanding website that I had originally joined when you began going…

Carol

Hey Tim Delighted to assist. Hope this looks ok to you TopMusicMarketPlace has been a wonderful avenue for me as a seller and am delighted to have made 85 sales since I started in the Autumn of 2020. I have found it extremely easy to…

Darren Day

A great webinar! Some really good repertoire suggestions and ideas. I enjoyed seeing and listening to all the teachers on the call. I’m so excited about TopMusic Publishing! Thanks, @timtopham, that we members will have the opportunity to give our input and ideas for what…

Sheri

I have really enjoyed many of the courses in the IC, and really like how Tim presents and gets to the point without a lot of padding. I think he asks his interviewees really good questions and has a great manner. I particularly enjoyed the…

Natascha

As a piano teacher, keeping up to speed with new composers and new teaching ideas and methods is made easier through being part of a larger teaching community. Today I was able to catch up on binding my TopMusicSheets which come out each month as…

Vanessa Munns

I’ve been using Top Music Sheets a lot. Thanks so much for these! My students and I are particularly enjoying “80’s Aspirations.”

Torey Zachary

Thank you very much for all you have done on your site for piano teachers all over the world! I now plan to take on more online students and to learn more from your outstanding website that I had originally joined when you began going…

Carol

Hey Tim Delighted to assist. Hope this looks ok to you TopMusicMarketPlace has been a wonderful avenue for me as a seller and am delighted to have made 85 sales since I started in the Autumn of 2020. I have found it extremely easy to…

Darren Day

I love TopMusicSheets! I really like that there is a lot of variety in the pieces, they are great for teens and adults who need something new that can be learned in just a couple of weeks.

Barbara Stepp

I really enjoyed listening to Tim’s podcasts. After hearing the one about imposter syndrome and thinking, “That’s me!” I decided I needed a bit more support from a community of teachers. The resources provided are fantastic and have definitely helped on my journey to becoming…

Rebecca

“The Guitar Masterminds have been seriously valuable after just a couple of sessions. Michael always has really great advice and knowledge to share and the other teachers in the sessions are also really helpful. It’s an extremely valuable tool to get help and connect with…

Simon Edgell

I’ve already been using this game in my lessons and other ideas from the ‘No Book Beginners’ course. You are right – the kids love it! Thank you – really glad I’ve finally joined TopMusicPro so I can keep on learning how to build up…

Rebecca Sherratt

So far, the number one thing about the Inner Circle is the incredible community that you have built and that the team is able to maintain. So many positive vibes in every direction- you can’t help but feel good about the whole thing! I’ve made…

Erin

Students have been loving the No Book ideas, the encouragement to learn by rote, and using the monthly sheet music as I send them under level pieces to learn without help from either myself or their adult! While my little office space is done, some…

Lisa Kisselstein

I love TopMusicSheets! I really like that there is a lot of variety in the pieces, they are great for teens and adults who need something new that can be learned in just a couple of weeks.

Barbara Stepp

I really enjoyed listening to Tim’s podcasts. After hearing the one about imposter syndrome and thinking, “That’s me!” I decided I needed a bit more support from a community of teachers. The resources provided are fantastic and have definitely helped on my journey to becoming…

Rebecca

“The Guitar Masterminds have been seriously valuable after just a couple of sessions. Michael always has really great advice and knowledge to share and the other teachers in the sessions are also really helpful. It’s an extremely valuable tool to get help and connect with…

Simon Edgell

I’ve already been using this game in my lessons and other ideas from the ‘No Book Beginners’ course. You are right – the kids love it! Thank you – really glad I’ve finally joined TopMusicPro so I can keep on learning how to build up…

Rebecca Sherratt

So far, the number one thing about the Inner Circle is the incredible community that you have built and that the team is able to maintain. So many positive vibes in every direction- you can’t help but feel good about the whole thing! I’ve made…

Erin

Students have been loving the No Book ideas, the encouragement to learn by rote, and using the monthly sheet music as I send them under level pieces to learn without help from either myself or their adult! While my little office space is done, some…

Lisa Kisselstein

I love TopMusicSheets! I really like that there is a lot of variety in the pieces, they are great for teens and adults who need something new that can be learned in just a couple of weeks.

Barbara Stepp

I really enjoyed listening to Tim’s podcasts. After hearing the one about imposter syndrome and thinking, “That’s me!” I decided I needed a bit more support from a community of teachers. The resources provided are fantastic and have definitely helped on my journey to becoming…

Rebecca

“The Guitar Masterminds have been seriously valuable after just a couple of sessions. Michael always has really great advice and knowledge to share and the other teachers in the sessions are also really helpful. It’s an extremely valuable tool to get help and connect with…

Simon Edgell

I’ve already been using this game in my lessons and other ideas from the ‘No Book Beginners’ course. You are right – the kids love it! Thank you – really glad I’ve finally joined TopMusicPro so I can keep on learning how to build up…

Rebecca Sherratt

So far, the number one thing about the Inner Circle is the incredible community that you have built and that the team is able to maintain. So many positive vibes in every direction- you can’t help but feel good about the whole thing! I’ve made…

Erin

Students have been loving the No Book ideas, the encouragement to learn by rote, and using the monthly sheet music as I send them under level pieces to learn without help from either myself or their adult! While my little office space is done, some…

Lisa Kisselstein

 

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