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Product Review: Rockschool Piano Method

by Michael McGregor

Review: Rockschool Piano Method Books 1 & 2 for beginners

07/17/2020 Read more

Take it Easy – The Benefits of Accessible Piano Music

by Liz Craig

Find the hidden joy in teaching accessible piano music (which just might improve retention as well!)

07/07/2020 Read more

CPTP180: Melody Bober in Conversation

by Tim Topham

Do you compose your own music? Do you explore music composition with your students? Composers truly bring me in awe with their work and I am so honored to be interviewing a very well-known artist who I’ve wanted to have on the show forever.  I thought it would be fun to end Season 3 of ... CPTP180: Melody Bober in Conversation

12/06/2019 Read more

CPTP179: Finding Flow and Conquering Performance Anxiety with Siskind and Chiu

by Tim Topham

How do you help yourself or your students deal with performance anxiety? It’s one of the things many teachers and students go through whether it be just in front of 1 person or a whole stadium. It can really be nerve-racking! Today’s episode is all about the challenges of performance. Further, we can help our ... CPTP179: Finding Flow and Conquering Performance Anxiety with Siskind and Chiu

11/29/2019 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

How to Teach Video Game Music on the Piano

by Tim Topham

A fun task for your next piano lesson!

09/17/2019 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

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

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