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CPTP163: Christopher Oill interviews ME!

By Tim Topham | Creativity

Jun 28

This podcast episode is quite different. In fact, it’s pretty unique as Christopher Oill has asked to come on the show to interview me.

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In the interview, Christopher dives into what my business looks like today and how I got started. We also spoke about piano teaching trends, how to put ideas from the podcast into action and much more.

This was a really interesting chat and I hope you get a lot out of it.

Transcript

If you’d like to download a PDF transcript of this episode, please click below.

In this episode, you’ll learn

  • How I describe what I do and the hats I wear
  • Why I’m passionate about improving piano teaching
  • How I stay on top of and ahead of trends
  • How you can take ideas from the podcast and use them more broadly
  • Tips for putting yourself out there or being more “extroverted”
  • How I built my team for my online business
  • The tools and equipment I use in my studio

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Thank you for Tuning In!

There are a lot of podcasts you could be tuning into today, and I’m grateful that you’ve chosen mine. Whether you’re at the gym, on the bike or in the car, I know that you and your students will get lots out of what you learn in the long run. Just make sure you try out some of the ideas before they get lost in the business of your next lessons! If you enjoyed today’s show, please share it by using the social media buttons on the left of the page. Also, kindly consider taking the 60-seconds it takes to leave an honest review and rating for the podcast on iTunes or on my Facebook page. Reviews are extremely helpful when it comes to show’s ranking and you can bet that I read every single one of them personally. Lastly, don’t forget to subscribe to the podcast on iTunes, to get automatic updates every time a new episode goes live.

Do you have any questions to add?

Is there anything you wished Christopher had asked about? Pop your questions in the comments and I’ll get back to you.

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About the Author

Tim Topham has one mission in life: to stem the tide of children quitting music lessons by helping teachers maximise student engagement through creativity, technology and innovation. Tim hosts the popular Creative Piano Teaching Podcast, blogs regularly at topmusic.co and speaks at local and international conferences on topics such as pedagogy, business, marketing and entrepreneurship. Tim has been featured in American Music Teacher, The Piano Teacher Magazine, Californian Music Teacher and EPTA Piano Professional. Tim holds an MBA in Educational Leadership, BMus, DipEd and AMusA.