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5 No-Prep Music Games For Your Music Lessons

by Georgina Wilson

Music games can be an absolute game-changer in music lessons. Sometimes you need a music game that requires no (or very little) prep that you can call on quickly.

08/14/2023 Read more

10 Ways Creativity Helps Music Teachers And Students

by Tim Topham

You've probably heard us talk a lot about creativity when it comes to music lessons. But have you ever stopped to think about the benefits of being creative for both the music teacher and their students?

07/17/2023 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

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

08/29/2022 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

No Book Beginners: A Piano Teaching Success Story

by Tim Topham

See how No Book Beginners can change lives.

06/24/2019 Read more

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The Importance of Having a Structured Piano Lesson Plan

by Tim Topham

Let me help take the hassle out of piano lesson planning.

04/16/2019 Read more

Why Mistakes Are The Best Thing Your Piano Students Can Make Today

by Tim Topham

Piano students are traditionally told not to make mistakes, but could this line of thinking be affecting their creativity?

01/29/2019 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

Why Teach Music Theory? 3 Tips to Make Your Studio More Musical This Year

by Glory St. Germain

Some ways to teach music theory with success this year.

01/15/2019 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

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