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Top 7 Hidden Benefits of Teaching Pop Piano Music in Your Studio

by Nicola Cantan

Teaching pop piano music to your piano students isn’t just about appeasing the kids. Pop isn’t simply the cookie that they get for doing their “proper” piano practice. At least, it shouldn’t be. Including some songs from the radio in your piano teaching curriculum can do so much more for you and your students than ... Top 7 Hidden Benefits of Teaching Pop Piano Music in Your Studio

05/22/2017 Read more

Piano music for teens: Groovy Beats by Daniel McFarlane

by Tim Topham

Never content to sit back and relax, Daniel McFarlane, a prolific Australian-based composer of contemporary piano music for students, has recently released a collection of new books called Groovy Beats.   As you know, I’ve been a fan of Daniel’s music for some time now and featured his music in a number of previous posts, ... Piano music for teens: Groovy Beats by Daniel McFarlane

02/18/2015 Read more

AMEB Series 17 Piano | Best pieces Grades 4-6

by Tim Topham

Quick Navigation IntroductionGrade 4Grade 5Grade 6Conclusion & Where to buy IntroductionThis is the second in my 3-part blog series about the music in the new AMEB Series 17 publications released in November 2014. My first part, showing my favourite pieces for Grades P-3 is here. In this article, I'll be focussing on the music found in ... AMEB Series 17 Piano | Best pieces Grades 4-6

02/02/2015 Read more

Super Mario for piano – Alfred Publishing

by Tim Topham

Some of you may have heard about Alfred Publishing finally putting out an authorised version of the “Super Mario” computer game music for piano solo. As you know from previous posts, I have a lot of students who enjoy playing computer game music and who regularly bring it to their lessons, often having struggled with ... Super Mario for piano – Alfred Publishing

02/07/2012 Read more