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Introducing TopMusicPro Evolution Membership

by Tim Topham

So you're teaching music lessons but you've hit the career ceiling. Or have you?

06/05/2020 Read more


by Timz Fojas

08/02/2023 Read more

A Piano Teacher’s Guide To Piano Method Books

by Tim Topham

Knowing how to find the right method book can be tricky - our guide will help you feel inspired to start your search.

07/10/2023 Read more

Teaching Music Lessons In 2023

by Tim Topham

The world has changed since you first started taking music lessons. Discover what's working (and what's not working) in music lessons in 2023.

06/12/2023 Read more

How Teaching My Piano Students To Play By Ear Changed My Life

by Georgina Wilson

Teaching students how to play by ear is overlooked by many teachers, but these inspirational stories will show you the benefits for both student and teacher.

05/08/2023 Read more

Lead Sheets: A Piano Teacher’s Guide

by Georgina Wilson

Lead sheets open up a whole new world of music for our students. But if they're not in your piano teacher toolkit it can be tricky knowing where to start. Let us help you!

05/01/2023 Read more

Join the the preeminent professional development, learning and networking community for instrumental music teachers.

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Teaching Slash Chords To Your Piano Students

by Georgina Wilson

Slash chords can look confusing, but when it comes to playing them on the piano they're not too tricky! Check out our guide to slash chords.

04/24/2023 Read more

Growing a Group Teaching Studio Bundle

by Timz Fojas

04/14/2023 Read more

Lead Sheets: Why You Should Teach Them To Your Piano Students

by Alan Senejani

Learn how to take your piano students’ piano skills to the next level by teaching them how to play from lead sheets. Discover the benefits and get tips to improve your students’ piano journeys.

04/17/2023 Read more

5 Ways To Help Your Students Feel Performance Ready

by Georgina Wilson

Performances can be scary. Can you remember how you felt as a music student walking onto a stage for the first time? Do you remember your hands shaking as you played your first note? As teachers we can help our students feel less nervous about performing, and boost their confidence, whether they're playing in a recital, a competition, or an exam.

03/06/2023 Read more

How To Carry Out A Business Assessment On Your Studio

by Tara Wright

If you’re feeling like your studio has fallen into a bit of a rut, or you feel that *something* just isn’t working, I suggest you carry out a business assessment. Taking a step back and assessing what’s worked and what hasn’t worked, why some things have been better than others, can help you make that ... How To Carry Out A Business Assessment On Your Studio

01/16/2023 Read more

Is ‘Work-Life’ Balance an Achievable Goal?

by Karen Gibson

Work-Life balance to some of us is a myth. Surely it’s not possible to have a balance between our working lives and our personal lives? If you’ve got it sorted, we admire you. If you’re always striving for different ways to ‘balance’ your life, keep reading!  TABLE OF CONTENTS:  Should We Really Be Striving or ... Is ‘Work-Life’ Balance an Achievable Goal?

01/02/2023 Read more

How to Organise Your Studio (and Your Life)

by Karen Gibson

If you are like most piano teachers, you have multiple projects you are managing in addition to teaching. You might need to plan summer camps, recitals, and/or group lessons. Managing schedules and music are also part of the mix. And then there are home life obligations. These things are just the tip of the iceberg, ... How to Organise Your Studio (and Your Life)

11/28/2022 Read more

PianoFlix Course

by Timz Fojas

Access to Tim’s 2 Teaching Videos on Pop Music Access to 5 Webinars on Teaching Pop Music Free Downloadable Handouts

10/19/2022 Read more

Pairs, Buddies and Labs Course

by Timz Fojas

09/17/2022 Read more

4 Chord Composing Course

by Timz Fojas

08/19/2022 Read more

TopMusic Teaching Manifesto

by Tim Topham

If you’ve decided to become a music teacher, you’ve undoubtedly found your vocation. Our journeys to becoming piano teachers can vary.  Whether it was a friend’s child or your own, you may have been asked to teach your grandchild, or you may have been recognized in your neighborhood for being a performer on stage or ... TopMusic Teaching Manifesto

06/08/2022 Read more

Taking the Lead Course

by Sarah Buckley

06/15/2022 Read more

Teaching Students with Special Needs Course

by Timz Fojas

05/14/2022 Read more

3 Mistakes Studio Owners Make When Setting Goals

by Tracy Selle

Going after goals isn’t easy, but hey – you can definitely increase your odds of getting there faster. Stop doing these three things and you’ll bust out your goals in no time! TABLE OF CONTENTS 1. Stop Focusing on Results When Setting Goals1.2 What Do I Do Instead Then?2. Stop Dreaming About Your Goals3. Stop ... 3 Mistakes Studio Owners Make When Setting Goals

01/23/2023 Read more

TopMusic Acquires Upbeat Piano Teachers

by Tim Topham

. Upbeat Piano Teachers all started because of questions from piano teachers just like you… “How do I get more students?” “What app would be good for ___?” “Can someone tell me how to set up a music lab?” “How do you advertise for your studio?” “How do you keep your students engaged?” “Does anyone ... TopMusic Acquires Upbeat Piano Teachers

03/12/2022 Read more

Studio Success Path for Music Teachers

by Tim Topham

Take your studio from "Meh" to mind-blowing with the Studio Success Path.

02/28/2022 Read more

How to Prep for Your Best Music Lessons Yet with Janna Williamson

by Emily Laney

We’ve spoken with teacher Janna Williamson about her favourite music lesson planning tips to set students up for the best possible experiences and outcomes. (Also strong planning is key to not be eaten alive by your preschool students!) With these lesson planning tips from Janna, you can focus on being calm and present and avoid ... How to Prep for Your Best Music Lessons Yet with Janna Williamson

08/19/2021 Read more

TopMusicPro: Five years of serving the music teachers community

by Nicole Douglas

TopMusicPro celebrates 5 years of service to the music teaching community

03/12/2021 Read more

Is Your Teaching Limiting Your Studio Growth?

by Dave Simon

Learn the 3 mindsets of studio owners and find which type you are!

01/10/2021 Read more