Something special is coming to your favourite creative piano teaching site I’m super excited to announce that you’ll soon see some changes at TimTopham.com. A lot has changed since I started blogging in 2010. What started as a simple blog has now become a company with a team of fourteen people supporting teachers around the ... Introducing TopMusicCo
How to Attract Students by Emphasizing Your Strengths: 10 Piano Teacher Qualities that Will Set You Apart as a Piano Teacher With a competitive market, teachers can feel unmemorable amongst the crowd, with parents calling one teacher after another. Or worse yet, they may feel pressured to compete on price. Instead, a better approach is ... 10 Irresistible Piano Teacher Qualities
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
Inner Circle “Member Spotlights” give you a sneak-peek at the progress of one of our community members. Get inspired by what they’ve achieved, be heartened by their struggles and get motivated and share in their plans for the future. You can check out Amber’s website by clicking here. What does your studio look like? I teach 20 piano students each week ... Inner Circle Member Spotlight: Amber Robinson
[Creative Piano Infographic] My Open Letter to Piano Parents
by Tim Topham
The Importance of Creativity in Piano Education Today, I would like to share with you a very special creative piano infographic that I have put together about a recent post I wrote. In April, I wrote an open letter to parents of piano students and the response has been incredibly positive. It was something I ... [Creative Piano Infographic] My Open Letter to Piano Parents
Best Selling Piano Teaching Resources of 2016 [according to our readers]
by Tim Topham
At the start of each year, I like to have a look at my Amazon account statistics to see what piano teaching resources (products and books) you have been purchasing through my links, reviews and recommendations in the last year. If you want a quick list of only the best resources for your studio, then these are ... Best Selling Piano Teaching Resources of 2016 [according to our readers]
Today’s post is by TopMusicPro and all-round superstar teacher, Marie Lee, who I had the pleasure of finally meeting at this year’s MTNA and who is kicking some serious goals in her piano teaching studio. Marie has totally revolutionised her studio from private teaching to only group teaching and has seen a massive payoff in engagement, ... How To Teach a Group Piano Class
2015 Best Selling Piano Teaching Resources [according to our readers]
by Tim Topham
Your “Best seller” list Over the Christmas break, I had a good look into my Amazon account to see what products and books you guys had been purchasing through my links, reviews and recommendations in 2015. It turns out that there were some surprises and so I thought I’d share my first “Best Seller List” ... 2015 Best Selling Piano Teaching Resources [according to our readers]
Motivating Teens To Practise Piano By Sending Them Online
by Rebecca Langley
Have Your Teens Always Got Something Better To Do? Let’s face it, most teens can always find something to do instead of practise piano. With pressures from school, sports and other activities alongside the always-on social networking aspect of their lives, encouraging teens to engage in a solitary activity that requires serious focus and effort can be a ... Motivating Teens To Practise Piano By Sending Them Online
How to Build Essential Musicianship with Pop Songs Students Love
by Doug Hanvey
In your quest to help students travel the path of piano mastery, have you ever considered teaching them how to play a lead sheet? Teaching students how to play lead sheets – melody and chord symbols – of popular songs is the hot new trend in piano studios these days. It’s easy enough to find ... How to Build Essential Musicianship with Pop Songs Students Love
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