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2017 in Review: Teaching Chords and Piano Pop Music

by Tim Topham

It’s that time of the year – December is upon us and everyone is looking forward to a break. Piano teachers, you’ve deserved it! All those countless hours of teaching, planning, personal development and even travelling and it’s almost time to switch off for a few weeks. To celebrate an amazing year here on topmusic.co, ... 2017 in Review: Teaching Chords and Piano Pop Music

08/31/2022 Read more

2017 in Review: Webinars, Courses and More

by Tim Topham

Let’s keep looking back at 2017 in our review series. Today, we take a look at the free piano webinars we ran during the year. If you missed out on one, you can still catch a webinar replay by registering. Head to this page to find out how. Also, why not catch up on our ... 2017 in Review: Webinars, Courses and 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

TC250: Creative Piano Mashups with Rebecca Singerman-Knight

by Tim Topham

With COVID and lockdown, a lot of teachers and students have been faced with the challenge of learning online. Teachers, especially, have had to think of ways to make online lessons more fun and engaging. In this episode, Rebecca Singerman-Knight, shares how she did this through her Lockdown Mashups activity with her students which has ... TC250: Creative Piano Mashups with Rebecca Singerman-Knight

07/16/2021 Read more

TC234: Turning the pedagogy of music on its head with Will Baily

by Tim Topham

Will Baily turns the pedagogy of music on its head by pivoting to recreational music-making philosophies and student-led learning, from a very classical approach to teaching and it has made an incredible impact on him and his students. Our guest today, Will Baily, is a piano teacher and composer. His publications include the “Way Cool” ... TC234: Turning the pedagogy of music on its head with Will Baily

03/26/2021 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
 

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Free Pop Lead Sheets and Chord Charts with Forrest Kinney

by Ruby Rose Cruz

Free Pop Lead Sheets and Chord Charts with Forrest Kinney!

04/18/2020 Read more

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

How to Hunt for the Perfect Piece of Piano Music Online

by Tim Topham

Get access to tried and tested sheet music.

08/06/2019 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

CPTP144: [Case Study] Pop Piano Teaching in Action with Anna Fagan

by Tim Topham

Pop piano teaching doesn’t have to be something you do just for fun, or just because your student begs you. It can actually have real value for your students in so many ways. The approach I advocate for teaching pop music might feel a bit foreign: focusing on chords, simplifying music and teaching rhythm by ... CPTP144: [Case Study] Pop Piano Teaching in Action with Anna Fagan

10/26/2018 Read more