Teach music confidently without the stress

Strengthen your foundations with integrated music teaching strategies, elevating your students and your business.

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Teach music confidently without the stress

Strengthen your foundations with integrated music teaching strategies, elevating your students and your business.

Piano
Guitar
 
 

Teaching Blues Guitar in 5 Easy Steps

Keep energy high and frustration low with beginners – show them how to rock the blues with these 5 simple steps.

 

Practice Challenge

Amp your students’ motivation for playing guitar at home.

 

10 Ways to Get More Guitar Students

Get booked solid with these 10 actionable tips for enrolling students.

 

FREE CREATIVE LESSON PLANS

No Book Beginners Framework

Hook your beginner students right from their first lesson with fun and creative musical ideas that don’t require any reading. Your download includes a step-by-step lesson plan, improv music and home practice tasks.

 

Free Sheet Music

How to Build Practice Independence

Nurture strong analysis and practice habits using the Build Great Music FREE resource. Plus, get a complimentary studio licensed composition by Kevin Olson

 

Free Guide

Find Students Fast: The Essential Music Teacher Marketing Checklist

Our free checklist of marketing ideas you can implement today that don’t cost any money and can build your studio fast.

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Since 2016, TopMusicPro has helped thousands of music teachers re-connect with today’s busy, overscheduled music students. We provide you with resources, guidance and expertise empowering you to create more meaningful music lessons.

Whether you are a new teacher wanting to start a music teaching studio, or a seasoned educator looking to refresh your approach, TopMusicPro membership is the key to unlock the creative teaching tools, business advice and support you need to become a more confident teacher and savvy studio owner.

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Since 2016, TopMusicPro has helped hundreds of music teachers re-connect with today’s busy, overscheduled music students. We provide the resources, guidance and expertise to create more meaningful guitar lessons. Whether you are a new teacher wanting to start a guitar teaching studio, or a teaching veteran looking to refresh your approach, TopMusicGuitar membership is the key to unlock all the creative teaching tools, business advice and support you need to become a more confident teacher and savvy business owner.

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Tim and Nicola, I LOVE topmusic!! You have provided me with so many educational and training opportunities. Some things I put into use all the time are the Preschool NBB, and NBB. I have many, many little ones and non-readers. These two curriculums are what…

Top Music Teaching Piano and Guitar MaryBeth Oliver Testimonial MaryBeth Oliver

I came across your site after researching ideas for the new structure I had in mind. I have been able to incorporate a lot from your site – it’s probably one of the best investments I have made since I started this journey of change.…

Top Music Teaching Piano and Guitar Kristi Testimonial Kristi

I have a young adult who was not able to understand that practice was needed. Had major difficulty understanding clear written instructions. Could not follow written music with her eyes. One year with a combination of motivation, very strict assessment, video submissions, laying down the…

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I love TopMusicSheets! I really like that there is a lot of variety in the pieces, they are great for teens and adults who need something new that can be learned in just a couple of weeks.

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Big thanks to Tim and the TopMusicCo Team for inviting Ilya to have this opportunity. It’s so valuable to see you encouraging Ilya in his abilities and helping him to be spontaneously creative as well as interacting with the expression of a piece he knows…

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“I had my first No Book Beginner lesson yesterday. I was terrified! But everything just flowed. Amazing! I am now rethinking every student’s lesson to incorporate all I’ve learned so far. I love your site and all the wonderful information I am learning. I’m even…

Top Music Teaching Piano and Guitar Lisa Higginbotham Testimonial Lisa Higginbotham

Tim and Nicola, I LOVE topmusic!! You have provided me with so many educational and training opportunities. Some things I put into use all the time are the Preschool NBB, and NBB. I have many, many little ones and non-readers. These two curriculums are what…

Top Music Teaching Piano and Guitar MaryBeth Oliver Testimonial MaryBeth Oliver

I came across your site after researching ideas for the new structure I had in mind. I have been able to incorporate a lot from your site – it’s probably one of the best investments I have made since I started this journey of change.…

Top Music Teaching Piano and Guitar Kristi Testimonial Kristi

I have a young adult who was not able to understand that practice was needed. Had major difficulty understanding clear written instructions. Could not follow written music with her eyes. One year with a combination of motivation, very strict assessment, video submissions, laying down the…

Top Music Teaching Piano and Guitar Anita E Kohli Testimonial Anita E Kohli

I love TopMusicSheets! I really like that there is a lot of variety in the pieces, they are great for teens and adults who need something new that can be learned in just a couple of weeks.

Top Music Teaching Piano and Guitar Barbara Stepp Testimonial Barbara Stepp

Big thanks to Tim and the TopMusicCo Team for inviting Ilya to have this opportunity. It’s so valuable to see you encouraging Ilya in his abilities and helping him to be spontaneously creative as well as interacting with the expression of a piece he knows…

Top Music Teaching Piano and Guitar Rebecca Stewart Testimonial Rebecca Stewart

“I had my first No Book Beginner lesson yesterday. I was terrified! But everything just flowed. Amazing! I am now rethinking every student’s lesson to incorporate all I’ve learned so far. I love your site and all the wonderful information I am learning. I’m even…

Top Music Teaching Piano and Guitar Lisa Higginbotham Testimonial Lisa Higginbotham

Tim and Nicola, I LOVE topmusic!! You have provided me with so many educational and training opportunities. Some things I put into use all the time are the Preschool NBB, and NBB. I have many, many little ones and non-readers. These two curriculums are what…

Top Music Teaching Piano and Guitar MaryBeth Oliver Testimonial MaryBeth Oliver

I came across your site after researching ideas for the new structure I had in mind. I have been able to incorporate a lot from your site – it’s probably one of the best investments I have made since I started this journey of change.…

Top Music Teaching Piano and Guitar Kristi Testimonial Kristi

I have a young adult who was not able to understand that practice was needed. Had major difficulty understanding clear written instructions. Could not follow written music with her eyes. One year with a combination of motivation, very strict assessment, video submissions, laying down the…

Top Music Teaching Piano and Guitar Anita E Kohli Testimonial Anita E Kohli

I love TopMusicSheets! I really like that there is a lot of variety in the pieces, they are great for teens and adults who need something new that can be learned in just a couple of weeks.

Top Music Teaching Piano and Guitar Barbara Stepp Testimonial Barbara Stepp

Big thanks to Tim and the TopMusicCo Team for inviting Ilya to have this opportunity. It’s so valuable to see you encouraging Ilya in his abilities and helping him to be spontaneously creative as well as interacting with the expression of a piece he knows…

Top Music Teaching Piano and Guitar Rebecca Stewart Testimonial Rebecca Stewart

“I had my first No Book Beginner lesson yesterday. I was terrified! But everything just flowed. Amazing! I am now rethinking every student’s lesson to incorporate all I’ve learned so far. I love your site and all the wonderful information I am learning. I’m even…

Top Music Teaching Piano and Guitar Lisa Higginbotham Testimonial Lisa Higginbotham

Thank you so much now to learn how to come to terms with learning modern technology at a mature age

Top Music Teaching Piano and Guitar Yvonne Turbett Testimonial Yvonne Turbett

Hi just completed my challenge of teaching without music today, and challenged my students to improvise during it. One student said “I need the notes to know what to play” so it took a bit to convince her to try – which she did but…

Top Music Teaching Piano and Guitar Vanessa Testimonial Vanessa

Thank you so much @timtopham for making it so easy for me to work on this stuff with my students. No matter how well I think I know my chords, I was not able to find a way to make it approachable to my students…

Top Music Teaching Piano and Guitar Amy Testimonial Amy

Happy birthday! TopmusicPro continues to be a fantastic resource for my studio. I’ve loved seeing it grow over the years and look forward to all of the exciting new things to come. My students and I have been thoroughly enjoying the TopMusicSheets! I’m always excited…

Top Music Teaching Piano and Guitar Victoria Ackerman Testimonial Victoria Ackerman

Yep, got it : Love your website and resources! I have all my students go through your chord progressions. I was never taught to improvise and it is such a valuable skill! Thanks for championing these “new” ideas in the teaching world. Clara

Top Music Teaching Piano and Guitar Clara Testimonial Clara

Thank you very much for all you have done on your site for piano teachers all over the world! I now plan to take on more online students and to learn more from your outstanding website that I had originally joined when you began going…

Top Music Teaching Piano and Guitar Carol Testimonial Carol

Thank you so much now to learn how to come to terms with learning modern technology at a mature age

Top Music Teaching Piano and Guitar Yvonne Turbett Testimonial Yvonne Turbett

Hi just completed my challenge of teaching without music today, and challenged my students to improvise during it. One student said “I need the notes to know what to play” so it took a bit to convince her to try – which she did but…

Top Music Teaching Piano and Guitar Vanessa Testimonial Vanessa

Thank you so much @timtopham for making it so easy for me to work on this stuff with my students. No matter how well I think I know my chords, I was not able to find a way to make it approachable to my students…

Top Music Teaching Piano and Guitar Amy Testimonial Amy

Happy birthday! TopmusicPro continues to be a fantastic resource for my studio. I’ve loved seeing it grow over the years and look forward to all of the exciting new things to come. My students and I have been thoroughly enjoying the TopMusicSheets! I’m always excited…

Top Music Teaching Piano and Guitar Victoria Ackerman Testimonial Victoria Ackerman

Yep, got it : Love your website and resources! I have all my students go through your chord progressions. I was never taught to improvise and it is such a valuable skill! Thanks for championing these “new” ideas in the teaching world. Clara

Top Music Teaching Piano and Guitar Clara Testimonial Clara

Thank you very much for all you have done on your site for piano teachers all over the world! I now plan to take on more online students and to learn more from your outstanding website that I had originally joined when you began going…

Top Music Teaching Piano and Guitar Carol Testimonial Carol

Thank you so much now to learn how to come to terms with learning modern technology at a mature age

Top Music Teaching Piano and Guitar Yvonne Turbett Testimonial Yvonne Turbett

Hi just completed my challenge of teaching without music today, and challenged my students to improvise during it. One student said “I need the notes to know what to play” so it took a bit to convince her to try – which she did but…

Top Music Teaching Piano and Guitar Vanessa Testimonial Vanessa

Thank you so much @timtopham for making it so easy for me to work on this stuff with my students. No matter how well I think I know my chords, I was not able to find a way to make it approachable to my students…

Top Music Teaching Piano and Guitar Amy Testimonial Amy

Happy birthday! TopmusicPro continues to be a fantastic resource for my studio. I’ve loved seeing it grow over the years and look forward to all of the exciting new things to come. My students and I have been thoroughly enjoying the TopMusicSheets! I’m always excited…

Top Music Teaching Piano and Guitar Victoria Ackerman Testimonial Victoria Ackerman

Yep, got it : Love your website and resources! I have all my students go through your chord progressions. I was never taught to improvise and it is such a valuable skill! Thanks for championing these “new” ideas in the teaching world. Clara

Top Music Teaching Piano and Guitar Clara Testimonial Clara

Thank you very much for all you have done on your site for piano teachers all over the world! I now plan to take on more online students and to learn more from your outstanding website that I had originally joined when you began going…

Top Music Teaching Piano and Guitar Carol Testimonial Carol

 
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