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4 Essential Piano Teaching Tools Everyone Needs in Their Studio

by Tim Topham

What tools can you not live without?

06/10/2019 Read more

How to Record Live Piano on GarageBand for the iPad

by Tim Topham

Today's free download isn't to be missed.

05/14/2019 Read more

How to Motivate Piano Students in the Digital Age

by Nancy Tanaka

Let us motivate piano students once and for all.

07/31/2018 Read more

My New GarageBand Course for Piano Teachers

by Tim Topham

GarageBand Course What do you get when you cross a drum machine with an orchestra and a recording studio? Yup, you get one of the best free apps available for piano teachers: GarageBand. Available FREE to all iPad, iPhone and Mac laptop users, GarageBand is literally a band and recording studio in your pocket. For ... My New GarageBand Course for Piano Teachers

05/22/2018 Read more

How to Organize Your iPad and Save Precious Teaching Time

by Rosemarie Penner

Organize Your iPad Back in the day, I learnt a lot about how I wanted to organize my business, even though I didn’t realize it at the time. I always worked for private schools, which meant that I needed to ensure parents were given information quickly and my students were always learning something. Otherwise, why ... How to Organize Your iPad and Save Precious Teaching Time

03/26/2018 Read more

The Best Ear Training Apps for Your Studio

by Sean Wales

Every month here on dev.topmusic.co, we aim to provide you with the best creative teaching approaches to enhance your students’ learning experience. One way to do this is by embracing technology in your studio. Today’s post will highlight some of the best ear training apps you can use in your studio, as recommended by members ... The Best Ear Training Apps for Your Studio

10/25/2017 Read more
 

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The Future of Piano Teaching: What Does it Really Look Like?

by Sean Wales

Piano pedagogy has changed, adapted and evolved in so many ways over the past decade. So what does the future of piano teaching look like? Let’s take a glimpse forward and see how we can best prepare for the future of music education. Please continue the discussion in the comments section below. TECHNOLOGY We will ... The Future of Piano Teaching: What Does it Really Look Like?

07/24/2017 Read more

How to Build and Run a Successful Travelling Music Lab

by Rosemarie Penner

Today we welcome an extremely informative guest post from Rosemarie Penner. She has transformed her piano teaching business through technology and travel.  By using iPads and other technology, Rosemarie has created a successful travelling music lab. Not sure what a travelling music lab is? I’ll let Rosemarie explain all that and more!  Be sure to ... How to Build and Run a Successful Travelling Music Lab

07/10/2017 Read more

Boost Your Piano Scale Practice | Flashcardlet App

by Tim Topham

One of the trickiest things about getting to the upper levels of any graded exam system is the huge number of scales and arpeggios that students have to recall instantly from memory. Remembering the starting notes and correct fingerings for each hand of the 3rd inversions of dominant 7th arpeggios is rarely easy, especially when ... Boost Your Piano Scale Practice | Flashcardlet App

06/08/2012 Read more

Best iPad apps for piano teachers

by Tim Topham

Last updated: 5/4/19 Why you need iPad apps for piano teaching I’ve had an iPad now for a number of years and, like most iPad converts, I can’t think how I’d ever teach without it! It has literally revolutionised the way I do most things: store files and music,  research, read papers and magazines, watch ... Best iPad apps for piano teachers

04/27/2012 Read more