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Teach music confidently without the stress

Strengthen your foundations with creative teaching strategies and profitable business education.

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.

 

Practise 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.

 

LESSON PLAN

No Book Beginners Framework

Hook beginning students right from the start with fun and quality in-lesson activities

 

Scales Cheat Sheet

Jump start scales and technique drills with this 20-tips cheat sheet.

 

Free Guide

Ultimate guide to Left Hand Styles and Patterns

Easily explore the most common patterns from block chords to Alberti bass, arpeggiations and more.

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I have been enjoying the webinars for a while… purchased Pianoflix so long ago… recognized some of the big names in the piano world… feel isolated in my home studio, and need a group to keep growing and to connect with others. I actually chose…

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I recently started your Studio Growth Roadmap, and even though I’ve been teaching for a while, I decided to start at the beginning. And wow. That was the perfect place for me. I was able to define that I want my students to be able…

Christina Mcdonough

Thank you! Love your podcasts! Love your site, as such good, creative and positive ways to teach the instrument that I love to inquisitive and wonderful students.

Judy Horne

Hey Tim Delighted to assist. Hope this looks ok to you TopMusicMarketPlace has been a wonderful avenue for me as a seller and am delighted to have made 85 sales since I started in the Autumn of 2020. I have found it extremely easy to…

Darren Day

I love your website and am learning sooooooooooooo much. It’s full of creative ideas and my students are loving it. I am still feeling overwhelmed, though because there is more information here than I can absorb and I want to do everything. I am trying…

Cheryl

Since becoming a member, it has revolutionised my teaching! Access to so many new ideas, apps and repertoire. I am really enjoying the exploration, my students are loving the challenges and I am looking forward to exploring your webinar for group teaching so I can…

Stella

I have been enjoying the webinars for a while… purchased Pianoflix so long ago… recognized some of the big names in the piano world… feel isolated in my home studio, and need a group to keep growing and to connect with others. I actually chose…

Regena Shirley

I recently started your Studio Growth Roadmap, and even though I’ve been teaching for a while, I decided to start at the beginning. And wow. That was the perfect place for me. I was able to define that I want my students to be able…

Christina Mcdonough

Thank you! Love your podcasts! Love your site, as such good, creative and positive ways to teach the instrument that I love to inquisitive and wonderful students.

Judy Horne

Hey Tim Delighted to assist. Hope this looks ok to you TopMusicMarketPlace has been a wonderful avenue for me as a seller and am delighted to have made 85 sales since I started in the Autumn of 2020. I have found it extremely easy to…

Darren Day

I love your website and am learning sooooooooooooo much. It’s full of creative ideas and my students are loving it. I am still feeling overwhelmed, though because there is more information here than I can absorb and I want to do everything. I am trying…

Cheryl

Since becoming a member, it has revolutionised my teaching! Access to so many new ideas, apps and repertoire. I am really enjoying the exploration, my students are loving the challenges and I am looking forward to exploring your webinar for group teaching so I can…

Stella

I have been enjoying the webinars for a while… purchased Pianoflix so long ago… recognized some of the big names in the piano world… feel isolated in my home studio, and need a group to keep growing and to connect with others. I actually chose…

Regena Shirley

I recently started your Studio Growth Roadmap, and even though I’ve been teaching for a while, I decided to start at the beginning. And wow. That was the perfect place for me. I was able to define that I want my students to be able…

Christina Mcdonough

Thank you! Love your podcasts! Love your site, as such good, creative and positive ways to teach the instrument that I love to inquisitive and wonderful students.

Judy Horne

Hello Tim I have been teaching for fifty years and have tried all sorts of ideas and methods to keep both my students and myself interested in helping them progress and enjoy music. Thank you very much for your hints. Many of them I already…

Carol

I have been exploring Inner Circle since I’ve become a member and I would like to say that it’s been a great experience. I signed up particularly to learn more about Facebook advertising from Andrea but then when I started browsing I noticed there is…

Olivia

Anita E Kohli

In reply to your email I can honestly say I’ve never had so much fun teaching and now my lessons just go way too quick so many of my students have said the same. I cant believe how much I’ve learnt in such a small…

Yvonne Turbett

Hey there everyone, I’ve been a member for a few days and I just wanted to say how thrilled I am to have found this community!! The information and training is just what I needed, and to Tim, I am super grateful to having this…

Joanna

Love being part of the community. Feel so less isolated and encouraged in what I am doing. And thanks for having Tonebase in the membership. Appreciate it. Sometimes I get imposter syndrome with diploma students so this additional resource is a welcome boost and encouragement.

Darren Day

Hello Tim I have been teaching for fifty years and have tried all sorts of ideas and methods to keep both my students and myself interested in helping them progress and enjoy music. Thank you very much for your hints. Many of them I already…

Carol

I have been exploring Inner Circle since I’ve become a member and I would like to say that it’s been a great experience. I signed up particularly to learn more about Facebook advertising from Andrea but then when I started browsing I noticed there is…

Olivia

Anita E Kohli

In reply to your email I can honestly say I’ve never had so much fun teaching and now my lessons just go way too quick so many of my students have said the same. I cant believe how much I’ve learnt in such a small…

Yvonne Turbett

Hey there everyone, I’ve been a member for a few days and I just wanted to say how thrilled I am to have found this community!! The information and training is just what I needed, and to Tim, I am super grateful to having this…

Joanna

Love being part of the community. Feel so less isolated and encouraged in what I am doing. And thanks for having Tonebase in the membership. Appreciate it. Sometimes I get imposter syndrome with diploma students so this additional resource is a welcome boost and encouragement.

Darren Day

Hello Tim I have been teaching for fifty years and have tried all sorts of ideas and methods to keep both my students and myself interested in helping them progress and enjoy music. Thank you very much for your hints. Many of them I already…

Carol

I have been exploring Inner Circle since I’ve become a member and I would like to say that it’s been a great experience. I signed up particularly to learn more about Facebook advertising from Andrea but then when I started browsing I noticed there is…

Olivia

Anita E Kohli

In reply to your email I can honestly say I’ve never had so much fun teaching and now my lessons just go way too quick so many of my students have said the same. I cant believe how much I’ve learnt in such a small…

Yvonne Turbett

Hey there everyone, I’ve been a member for a few days and I just wanted to say how thrilled I am to have found this community!! The information and training is just what I needed, and to Tim, I am super grateful to having this…

Joanna

Love being part of the community. Feel so less isolated and encouraged in what I am doing. And thanks for having Tonebase in the membership. Appreciate it. Sometimes I get imposter syndrome with diploma students so this additional resource is a welcome boost and encouragement.

Darren Day

 

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