If you had $100m to spend on designing, constructing and fitting out a dream music teaching empire, what would it look like?
Philip Johnston is one of music education’s best-known writers and lateral thinkers, pianist, and composer. Aside from being a musical genius, Philip also holds black belts in three different martial arts and runs Australia’s largest school-based martial arts program.
For those who were not able to join us at the Piano Pivot Live event held last January 2020, this is a chance to get a taste of what Philip presented.
In this podcast episode, he shares his insights on creating your own dream music teaching empire, with a studio that’s just right for you and your students, using technology and items you might already have — or are easily available to you.
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Tim Topham is the founder and director of TopMusic. Tim hosts the popular TopCast show, 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, California Music Teacher and EPTA Piano Professional. Tim holds an MBA in Educational Leadership, BMus, DipEd and AMusA.