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Teaching Teens and Transfer Students Course

by Barbara

support@topmusic.co GET ACCESS How to motivate, inspire and retain your teen & transfer studentsLEARN TO BUILD A FRAMEWORK FOR teaching energising, rewarding and fun lessons for your teen and transfer students  FREEwith TopMusicPro Studio Membership What's your biggest struggle when teaching teens and transfers?"Motivating them to practise is always an issue""Retaining my students - they ... Teaching Teens and Transfer Students Course

05/27/2020 Read more

TC188: Inspiring Students with Interest-Based Learning with Tony Parlapiano

by Tim Topham

Learn about the high-retention method Tony Parlapiano developed using interest-based learning and popMATICS

05/01/2020 Read more

Lessons I’ve Learned From 150 Creative Piano Teaching Podcasts

by Tim Topham

Top themes learned from five years of podcasts, part 1

03/07/2020 Read more

Teach Christmas Carols with No Book Lead Sheets

by Tim Topham

Inspire your students this Christmas with carols.

11/14/2019 Read more

CPTP171: How to Teach Piano Songwriting with Lisa Donovan Lukas [FREE DOWNLOAD]

by Tim Topham

Have you thought about incorporating songwriting into your students’ piano lessons but just don’t know how or where to start?  Lisa Donovan Lukas, author of The Young Musician’s guide to Songwriting shares valuable lessons from her book on her process to encourage both teachers and students to use their creativity and explore songwriting. Aside from ... CPTP171: How to Teach Piano Songwriting with Lisa Donovan Lukas [FREE DOWNLOAD]

10/04/2019 Read more

How to Create a Piano Lead Sheet from Any Song

by Tim Topham

Get inspired with piano lead sheets!

10/01/2019 Read more
 

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CPTP170: How one teacher makes $100,000+ teaching online with Brent Vaartstra

by Tim Topham

Have you ever wished you could get into teaching online? Not just Skype or Facetime lessons but actually with passive income streams that mean you’re not trading time for money? That’s exactly what Brent Vaartstra has done and now he helps other musicians and music teachers do the same. Brent started out with a simple ... CPTP170: How one teacher makes $100,000+ teaching online with Brent Vaartstra

08/16/2019 Read more

CPTP169: A chat with Musiclock creator Perttu Pölönen

by Tim Topham

MusiClock is one of my favourite apps. I use it in my lessons to make scales more interesting and to provide backing tracks for improvisations. I’m delighted to have its creator on the show today, Perttu Pölönen. Not only has Perttu created this fantastic app (at only 24!) he’s also working on a whole method ... CPTP169: A chat with Musiclock creator Perttu Pölönen

08/09/2019 Read more

CPTP168: The Ultimate Piano Teaching Conference: Piano Pivot Live 2020

by Tim Topham

Have you ever been to a piano teaching conference and loved every single minute of it? Chances are, although you probably learned some great tips and met some awesome people, there was a bit of room for improvement. I’m putting on my first piano teaching conference in January 2020 in Melbourne and there a few ... CPTP168: The Ultimate Piano Teaching Conference: Piano Pivot Live 2020

08/02/2019 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

CPTP167: 100% summer retention with Music Alive and Clinton Pratt

by Tim Topham

Have you ever wanted to do something a bit different for one of your recitals? What if you could also increase summer retention rates while you’re at it? That’s exactly what Clinton Pratt has done with his Music Alive concerts. Clinton holds these unique visual media concerts at the end of every summer and students ... CPTP167: 100% summer retention with Music Alive and Clinton Pratt

07/26/2019 Read more

CPTP164: Meet my Student Tim (and his dad)

by Nicola Cantan

I get questions and requests from time-to-time to hear from my students. What do they think of my creative teaching style? What’s it really like to learn from me? In this episode, you’ll hear from one of my actual students, Tim. Find out why he has 2 piano teachers and what his dad thinks about ... CPTP164: Meet my Student Tim (and his dad)

07/05/2019 Read more