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How to Streamline Your Music Lesson Planning (And Reclaim Your Own Time!)

by Rosemarie Penner

It might seem like lesson planning is just the domain of school teachers, but this isn’t the case. Music lesson planning is just as important in the music studio. So, how do you find a balance between the creativity of teaching an instrument and the structure of a well-designed program for each student? If we ... How to Streamline Your Music Lesson Planning (And Reclaim Your Own Time!)

12/11/2021 Read more

TC242: Understanding Dyslexia: How teaching language relates to teaching music with Becki Laurent

by Tim Topham

Did you know that 1 in 5 people in the USA have dyslexia? So, if you’ve got 20 students, the odds are pretty high that at least four are dyslexic. Therefore, understanding dyslexia is an important tool to have. In today’s episode, Becki Laurent joins us to talk about how we can better reach our ... TC242: Understanding Dyslexia: How teaching language relates to teaching music with Becki Laurent

05/21/2021 Read more

TC233: How TopMusicPro transformed my online piano lessons with Kara Hess

by Tim Topham

You can transform into the piano teacher you’ve always wanted to be – full of confidence and armed with knowledge from experts in the field – just like what Kara Hess, one of our TopMusic Pro members, did.  In this episode, I’ve invited Kara who wrote a beautiful email to us about the transitions and ... TC233: How TopMusicPro transformed my online piano lessons with Kara Hess

03/19/2021 Read more

TC202: Making Music Theory Fun Online with Sproutbeat

by Tim Topham

Teaching music theory online just got a burst of fun and colour from Sproutbeat, a digital theory app. Our guests today are Eik Mar and James Laughlin, founders of Sproutbeat, which has full-colour digital theory worksheets and games you can use on a tablet for teaching – without any printing or storing messy papers! Whether ... TC202: Making Music Theory Fun Online with Sproutbeat

08/07/2020 Read more

Product Review: Rock Out Loud Live

by Ian Belloso

Review: Rock Out Loud Live for online lessons

08/06/2020 Read more

TC187: Noa Kageyama and Rob Knopper on Maximizing Results with Online Lessons

by Tim Topham

Are you a piano teacher and tech newbie trying to figure out how to maximize your results with online lessons? In this episode, I’m sharing audio from a webinar I conducted with Dr Noa Kageyama A.K.A. The Bulletproof Musician and Rob Knopper from the MET Opera Orchestra.  You’ll get heaps of ideas to help you ... TC187: Noa Kageyama and Rob Knopper on Maximizing Results with Online Lessons

04/24/2020 Read more
 

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TC186: How Carly Walton Teaches Online While Travelling the World

by Tim Topham

Learn about how Carly Walton teaches online while travelling the world, without missing any lessons!

04/17/2020 Read more

TC185: Look Inside Stephen Hughes’ Virtual Piano Studio

by Tim Topham

Online teaching expert Stephen Hughes shows us inside his virtual piano studio

04/10/2020 Read more

Expert Roundup: Taking Piano Teaching Online for COVID-19

by Emily Laney

Here's an expert roundup for resources on teaching online during COVID-19

03/17/2020 Read more

4 Ways You Can Make More Money Teaching Piano in Fewer Hours

by Nicola Cantan

Make More Money Teaching Piano Are you looking to make more money for the same teaching hours? Or teaching fewer hours? Aren’t we all! In this article, I want to share 4 ideas with you that could help you do just that. I talk more about these formats and even more options in the new Make ... 4 Ways You Can Make More Money Teaching Piano in Fewer Hours

02/25/2019 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

Piano Marvel – The Creative Online Piano Lesson System [Product Review]

by Kelley Ferrell

Piano Marvel Product Review Being a piano teacher has its challenges, some of which include: Getting students and keeping them Choosing a method and music to meet needs of individual students Motivating students to PRACTICE! Keeping open communication with parents Making lessons FUN for both teacher and student   Piano Marvel is a creative online ... Piano Marvel – The Creative Online Piano Lesson System [Product Review]

04/03/2018 Read more