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Transform Your Piano Teaching with Tim Topham and Paul Myatt [Live Event]

by Tim Topham

I’m so excited to announce my first live events will be held around Australia in September to November 2016. The Transform Your Piano Teaching 1-day workshops will be held in Melbourne, Sydney, Adelaide and Perth (Brisbane dates to be announced). This training is an absolute must for any Aussie teachers who are interested in improving their ... Transform Your Piano Teaching with Tim Topham and Paul Myatt [Live Event]

08/22/2016 Read more

TTTV033: How group lessons can transform your studio with Paul Myatt & Gillian Erskine

by Tim Topham

  It’s group piano month at dev.topmusic.co, and we’re kicking off with Paul Myatt and Gillian Erskine. Paul & Gillian run thriving group based piano academies, Forte Schools of Music. They believe that teaching piano in group lessons is not only a quality option, but the best option for creating well-rounded musicians. Both Paul & Gillian ... TTTV033: How group lessons can transform your studio with Paul Myatt & Gillian Erskine

03/04/2016 Read more

Flipped Practice: Can YouTube encourage effective practice?

by Paul Myatt

You’ve probably all heard about the “Flipped Classroom” and “Flipped Learning”. But what about about “Flipped Practice”? Just last week one of my students who is in year 6 at school (11 years old) and about to complete his Grade 4 piano was given a chord chart for the Jazz band at school. Even though I’m ... Flipped Practice: Can YouTube encourage effective practice?

02/08/2016 Read more