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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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I wanted to thank you for the great Webinar on how to put together a recital this year. I chose the recorded video and YouTube Premiere platform that Nicole suggested and it Premiered last night. It was Wonderful!! I had a lot of help from…

Gayle Tuttle

Hi Top Music people! Thank you for all your work! You give me the tools I need to give my students the tools they need to play the music they enjoy. Today, I saw the fruit of the 4CC course and some of your interviews…

Jeanette Berntson

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

Hi Tim & Co, Thanks for the webinar – I thoroughly enjoyed what Janna had to say today about Intermediate Repertoire. There were some great tips for assessing repertoire books, understanding that technique is NOT drills, and the reminder to assign appropriate repertoire at or…

Julianne Ingram

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

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 wanted to thank you for the great Webinar on how to put together a recital this year. I chose the recorded video and YouTube Premiere platform that Nicole suggested and it Premiered last night. It was Wonderful!! I had a lot of help from…

Gayle Tuttle

Hi Top Music people! Thank you for all your work! You give me the tools I need to give my students the tools they need to play the music they enjoy. Today, I saw the fruit of the 4CC course and some of your interviews…

Jeanette Berntson

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

Hi Tim & Co, Thanks for the webinar – I thoroughly enjoyed what Janna had to say today about Intermediate Repertoire. There were some great tips for assessing repertoire books, understanding that technique is NOT drills, and the reminder to assign appropriate repertoire at or…

Julianne Ingram

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

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 wanted to thank you for the great Webinar on how to put together a recital this year. I chose the recorded video and YouTube Premiere platform that Nicole suggested and it Premiered last night. It was Wonderful!! I had a lot of help from…

Gayle Tuttle

Hi Top Music people! Thank you for all your work! You give me the tools I need to give my students the tools they need to play the music they enjoy. Today, I saw the fruit of the 4CC course and some of your interviews…

Jeanette Berntson

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

Hi Tim & Co, Thanks for the webinar – I thoroughly enjoyed what Janna had to say today about Intermediate Repertoire. There were some great tips for assessing repertoire books, understanding that technique is NOT drills, and the reminder to assign appropriate repertoire at or…

Julianne Ingram

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

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

Happy birthday! TopmusicPro continues to be a fantastic resource for my studio. I’ve loved seeing it grow over the years and look forward to all of the exciting new things to come. My students and I have been thoroughly enjoying the TopMusicSheets! I’m always excited…

Victoria Ackerman

This time last year I had 10 students and the Inner Circle has given me the confidence in myself to really put myself out there and I now have 50 students!

Ellie Jaggers

I recently started your Studio Growth Roadmap, and even though I’ve been teaching for a while, I decided to start at the beginning. And wow. That was the perfect place for me. I was able to define that I want my students to be able…

Christina Mcdonough

Dear Tim and the Topham Team Thanks for your email, and for checking in on my progress. To bring you up to date, discovering your work, Tim, and joining the Inner Circle, has made huge differences to my teaching, and my studio, and also opened…

Mark Fitton

It’s a great course [4 Chord Composing]. I usually go through the Circle of 5ths with my students for triads, key signatures & finding the ‘next scale’ . Now with your structured course I can introduce so much more!

Debbie

I Just wanted to quickly jump on here and say a big thankyou to Tim and all the team. I’ve been a member for a few years and have slowly been listening to the podcasts, tried several of the courses and implemented many of the…

Devi Mamak

Happy birthday! TopmusicPro continues to be a fantastic resource for my studio. I’ve loved seeing it grow over the years and look forward to all of the exciting new things to come. My students and I have been thoroughly enjoying the TopMusicSheets! I’m always excited…

Victoria Ackerman

This time last year I had 10 students and the Inner Circle has given me the confidence in myself to really put myself out there and I now have 50 students!

Ellie Jaggers

I recently started your Studio Growth Roadmap, and even though I’ve been teaching for a while, I decided to start at the beginning. And wow. That was the perfect place for me. I was able to define that I want my students to be able…

Christina Mcdonough

Dear Tim and the Topham Team Thanks for your email, and for checking in on my progress. To bring you up to date, discovering your work, Tim, and joining the Inner Circle, has made huge differences to my teaching, and my studio, and also opened…

Mark Fitton

It’s a great course [4 Chord Composing]. I usually go through the Circle of 5ths with my students for triads, key signatures & finding the ‘next scale’ . Now with your structured course I can introduce so much more!

Debbie

I Just wanted to quickly jump on here and say a big thankyou to Tim and all the team. I’ve been a member for a few years and have slowly been listening to the podcasts, tried several of the courses and implemented many of the…

Devi Mamak

Happy birthday! TopmusicPro continues to be a fantastic resource for my studio. I’ve loved seeing it grow over the years and look forward to all of the exciting new things to come. My students and I have been thoroughly enjoying the TopMusicSheets! I’m always excited…

Victoria Ackerman

This time last year I had 10 students and the Inner Circle has given me the confidence in myself to really put myself out there and I now have 50 students!

Ellie Jaggers

I recently started your Studio Growth Roadmap, and even though I’ve been teaching for a while, I decided to start at the beginning. And wow. That was the perfect place for me. I was able to define that I want my students to be able…

Christina Mcdonough

Dear Tim and the Topham Team Thanks for your email, and for checking in on my progress. To bring you up to date, discovering your work, Tim, and joining the Inner Circle, has made huge differences to my teaching, and my studio, and also opened…

Mark Fitton

It’s a great course [4 Chord Composing]. I usually go through the Circle of 5ths with my students for triads, key signatures & finding the ‘next scale’ . Now with your structured course I can introduce so much more!

Debbie

I Just wanted to quickly jump on here and say a big thankyou to Tim and all the team. I’ve been a member for a few years and have slowly been listening to the podcasts, tried several of the courses and implemented many of the…

Devi Mamak

 

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