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My Adult Piano Teaching Checklist for Ultimate Success

by Tim Topham

Use my checklist to get off on the right foot when teaching a new adult student.

03/26/2019 Read more

CPTP151: Motivating Music Theory with Glory St. Germain

by Tim Topham

Glory St. Germain is the creator of Ultimate Music Theory, a Registered Music Teacher, sought-after clinician and a Neuro-Linguistic Practitioner (NLP). She is really passionate about taking the “blah” out of music theory teaching. If you thinking that music theory has to be boring and dry – you need to listen to this show. Glory gave us so ... CPTP151: Motivating Music Theory with Glory St. Germain

03/02/2019 Read more

Beginner Teacher Blueprint Course

by Barbara

support@topmusic.co IntroducingBeginner Teacher BlueprintEverything you need to start up a successful piano studio. FREE | With Inner Circle Membership -- OR --Prefer to Buy the Stand Alone Course? Add to Cart - $149 Are you considering opening a piano studio but you're unsure where to start?Do you feel a little insecure about finding new students, ... Beginner Teacher Blueprint Course

02/14/2019 Read more

How to Make Time for Creative Piano Activities in Your Lessons

by Rosemarie Penner

Adding creative piano activities to your lessons can be this easy.

01/23/2019 Read more

What’s Coming Up in 2019 for Creative Piano Teachers?

by Tim Topham

Take a look at our plans for creative piano teachers in 2019.

01/04/2019 Read more

CPTP150: Global Piano Teaching Expert Roundup 2018

by Tim Topham

This is a very special episode. For the 150th episode of the podcast, I’ve gathered together 6 expert teachers from my Inner Circle for a roundtable discussion about the future of piano teaching. We had a fantastic discussion that spanned the areas of improvisation, teaching reading, performances and much more. It was truly inspiring for me personally, ... CPTP150: Global Piano Teaching Expert Roundup 2018

12/07/2018 Read more
 

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The New Training and Discussion App for Successful Piano Teachers

by Tim Topham

Track your professional progress from the ease of your phone.

12/05/2018 Read more

CPTP149: How the 5DPP revolutionised one teacher’s studio with Lisa Kiernan

by Tim Topham

Last December Nicola Cantan and I ran something we called the 5 Day Piano Pivot or “5DPP” for short. This free challenge was designed to help piano teachers really think through and plan the future of their piano studio. Too often as self-employed piano teachers we can get stuck in the weeds of the teaching, ... CPTP149: How the 5DPP revolutionised one teacher’s studio with Lisa Kiernan

11/30/2018 Read more

27 Easy Chord Progressions for Your Piano Students

by Tim Topham

Here are 27 easy chord progressions to inspire your students.

11/26/2018 Read more

The One-Stop Shop for Creative Piano Teachers

by Tim Topham

A One-Stop Shop for Creative Piano Teachers If you have been a follower of my work for any length of time, you’d be aware of my Inner Circle Community. It’s a place where we encourage teachers to get more creative in their education – there are hundreds of resources, supportive forums and piano teaching experts. ... The One-Stop Shop for Creative Piano Teachers

11/06/2018 Read more

A Creative Piano Teaching Activity to Encourage Productive Practice

by Melody Deng

Silly Mistakes and How to Get Rid of Them! Hi there, my name is Melody, and I am a piano teacher from New Zealand. I have a studio of about 40 students, with a wide range of ages and abilities, and on the whole are an absolute pleasure to teach. I have been building the ... A Creative Piano Teaching Activity to Encourage Productive Practice

10/23/2018 Read more

How Creative Piano Teaching Ideas Can Transform and Motivate Teachers

by Anna Goldthorpe

Expand your studio with a creative approach.

10/08/2018 Read more