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Product Review: Rockschool Piano Method

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Review: Rockschool Piano Method Books 1 & 2 for beginners

Take it Easy – The Benefits of Accessible Piano Music

Take It Easy - The Benefits of Accessible Piano Music - Topmusic Blog

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

CPTP180: Melody Bober in Conversation

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

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

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

How to Create a Piano Lead Sheet from Any Song

Get inspired with piano lead sheets!

How to Teach Video Game Music on the Piano

A fun task for your next piano lesson!

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

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

CPTP169: A chat with Musiclock creator Perttu Pölönen

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

How to Hunt for the Perfect Piece of Piano Music Online

Get access to tried and tested sheet music.

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

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

Take a Look Inside my Pop Piano Teaching Course

Dive in and teach pop music to your students.

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

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