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TC284: Chord Quick Wins – Hesitant to Hero Challenge Day 1

by Tim Topham

If you’re looking for something completely new to teach to your students or different ways of practicing and building skills for your students, then the Hesitant to Hero Challenge is for you. In just a few days, you’ll have the strategies and skills you need to engage your students. We’ll give you proven methods that ... TC284: Chord Quick Wins – Hesitant to Hero Challenge Day 1

06/24/2022 Read more

TC252: Saving Hours of Your Time Through Newzik with Paul Leverger

by Tim Topham

Do you use your computer, laptop, tablet or phone to access your sheet music for practice, performance or teaching? If you do or are considering doing so, this episode is definitely for you.  Paul Leverger of Newzik will give us an in-depth overview of the app they’ve created and how it can help you as ... TC252: Saving Hours of Your Time Through Newzik with Paul Leverger

07/30/2021 Read more

27 Easy Chord Progressions for Your Piano Students

by Tim Topham

Here are 27 easy chord progressions to inspire your students.

04/01/2021 Read more

TC200: Jacob Collier Talks Music and Education

by Tim Topham

Jacob Collier, the 4-time Grammy award-winning young music legend from London, joins us today on a very special episode, no. 200 on the TopCast show. Hailing from North London and playing seven different instruments, including distinctive vocals, Jacob’s sense of harmony and tonality is evident in his signature style. He records all of his albums ... TC200: Jacob Collier Talks Music and Education

07/24/2020 Read more

Teach Christmas Carols with No Book Lead Sheets

by Tim Topham

Inspire your students this Christmas with carols.

11/14/2019 Read more

How to Create a Piano Lead Sheet from Any Song

by Tim Topham

Get inspired with piano lead sheets!

10/01/2019 Read more
 

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How to Teach Pop Songs in 6 Simple Steps

by Liz Craig

A six-step guide to pop piano teaching success.

08/27/2019 Read more

Take a Look Inside my Pop Piano Teaching Course

by Tim Topham

Dive in and teach pop music to your students.

07/30/2019 Read more

How to Choose the Right Pop Song to Teach Your Students

by Tim Topham

Find out the best way to teach a pop song.

04/01/2019 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

How to Teach Piano Chords: The B.S. Method

by Tim Topham

Ever wondered the simplest way to teach piano chords? If you’d said to me a month ago that talking “BS” in my studio was a good way of helping kids play chords, I would have been shocked to say the least! Now, having used this technique on a number of students, its value is unsurpassed ... How to Teach Piano Chords: The B.S. Method

12/07/2018 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