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My ten tips for how to become a viral YouTube star – Valentina Lisitsa

by Tim Topham

Like thousands of pianists and teachers out there, I’ve long been inspired by the remarkable talent and story that is Valentina Lisitsa. Valentina is a Ukranian-born pianist who struggled for years to get any kind of performance gigs despite being prodigiously talented: In 2007 the brilliant Ukrainian pianist found her career was floundering. The concert ... My ten tips for how to become a viral YouTube star – Valentina Lisitsa

08/30/2022 Read more

Best Student Duets with Just 5-fingers from Diabelli

by Tim Topham

  If you haven’t yet introduced the duets of Anton Diabelli to your teaching studio, you are missing out on some of the best student duets for beginner and intermediate students. In fact, as long as students can read a 5-finger position in C Major, they can at least play the first couple of these pieces. ... Best Student Duets with Just 5-fingers from Diabelli

08/29/2022 Read more

2017 in Review: Our Top 10 Blog Posts

by Sean Wales

Our Most Read Articles During 2017, we published a lot of posts on the blog – you would be forgiven for missing a few. So, we have made things easy with today’s blog article. We have put together the posts that our community read the most. These are blog posts that were published in 2017 ... 2017 in Review: Our Top 10 Blog Posts

Elevate Your Online Music Lessons with Forte

by Forte

What if online lessons could happen in just one click, with better audio than Zoom?

08/26/2022 Read more

How a Top-Level Pianist Returned to Teaching and Built Her Music Coaching Business Using TopMusicPro

by Tara Wright

TopMusicPro member Devi Mamak is a successful piano teacher who trains students of all ages. After decades of teaching, she moved her focus to a new artistic pursuit – dance. But when she later decided to return to her first love of teaching piano, she needed much-needed answers to kickstart her teaching music business. How ... How a Top-Level Pianist Returned to Teaching and Built Her Music Coaching Business Using TopMusicPro

08/13/2022 Read more

Why the Traditional Approach to Teaching Guitar is Bad for Your Students

by Michael Gumley

Music teaching is one of the oldest known professions in history. And although we have come a long way since the Middle Ages, unfortunately the method in which music is taught hasn’t changed all that much. Traditionally, musicians were hired by the nobility to perform pieces for entertainment and ceremonies of the court and church ... Why the Traditional Approach to Teaching Guitar is Bad for Your Students

08/04/2022 Read more
 

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How to Find Music Students Fast For Your Studio

by Tara Wright

Learn how to quickly and effectively find new students fast

07/28/2022 Read more

7 Ways to Add Character to Your Piano Lessons

by Laura Gabrielson

Activities that will keep your piano students engaged... and won't cost you more time or money.

07/21/2022 Read more

TopMusic Acquires PracticeHabits.co

by Emily Laney

PracticeHabits.co joins TopMusic

07/16/2022 Read more

5 Things Every Piano Teacher Should Do in the Summer

by Tara Wright

Summers often go by way too quickly in my opinion.  If you are anything like me, you want to enjoy the sun, hang out with friends and family, and relax next to the pool. If you are a parent, you usually spend time running the kids to different activities (how are kids busier in the ... 5 Things Every Piano Teacher Should Do in the Summer

07/13/2022 Read more

Piano Teacher Grows His Revenue 10x In Less Than 2 Years

by Tim Topham

Phavian Phipat is an experienced piano teacher who trains young beginners aged 10 and under. But when he decided to focus on growing his music teaching business, the task was more difficult than he expected. How This Piano Teacher Used TopMusicPro: Phavian used TopMusicPro’s tools and training to improve his students’ learning enjoyment and success, ... Piano Teacher Grows His Revenue 10x In Less Than 2 Years

06/22/2022 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