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CPTP078: 5 Tips for Planning a Piano Teaching Curriculum

by Tim Topham

Properly planning a piano teaching curriculum is not as simple as just following an exam syllabus or a method book series. It requires careful thought and consideration to put together the curriculum for your studio and your students. Many teachers tell me that they don’t have time to fit everything into the lesson time. Others ... CPTP078: 5 Tips for Planning a Piano Teaching Curriculum

03/10/2017 Read more

Strategies for teaching improvisation to beginners

by Tim Topham

Ever wondered how to approach teaching students basic non-jazz improvisation? We know that as teachers, in order to provide our students with a holistic musical education, we should be incorporating aural, theory, sight-reading, general knowledge, composition and improvisation into our lessons on a regular basis. However for many teachers, it’s hard to know where to ... Strategies for teaching improvisation to beginners

08/01/2012 Read more