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TC250: Creative Piano Mashups with Rebecca Singerman-Knight

With COVID and lockdown, a lot of teachers and students have been faced with the challenge of learning online. Teachers, especially, have had to think of ways to make online lessons more fun and engaging. In this episode, Rebecca Singerman-Knight, shares how she did this through her Lockdown Mashups activity with her students which has ... TC250: Creative Piano Mashups with Rebecca Singerman-Knight

TC234: Turning the pedagogy of music on its head with Will Baily

Will Baily turns the pedagogy of music on its head by pivoting to recreational music-making philosophies and student-led learning, from a very classical approach to teaching and it has made an incredible impact on him and his students. Our guest today, Will Baily, is a piano teacher and composer. His publications include the “Way Cool” ... TC234: Turning the pedagogy of music on its head with Will Baily

TC200: Jacob Collier Talks Music and Education

Jacob Collier, the 4-time Grammy award-winning young music legend from London, joins us today on a very special episode, no. 200 on the TopCast show. Hailing from North London and playing seven different instruments, including distinctive vocals, Jacob’s sense of harmony and tonality is evident in his signature style. He records all of his albums ... TC200: Jacob Collier Talks Music and Education

Free Pop Lead Sheets and Chord Charts with Forrest Kinney

Free Pop Lead Sheets and Chord Charts with Forrest Kinney!

How to Teach Pop Songs in 6 Simple Steps

A six-step guide to pop piano teaching success.

How to Hunt for the Perfect Piece of Piano Music Online

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Take a Look Inside my Pop Piano Teaching Course

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How to Choose the Right Pop Song to Teach Your Students

Find out the best way to teach a pop song.

CPTP144: [Case Study] Pop Piano Teaching in Action with Anna Fagan

Pop piano teaching doesn’t have to be something you do just for fun, or just because your student begs you. It can actually have real value for your students in so many ways. The approach I advocate for teaching pop music might feel a bit foreign: focusing on chords, simplifying music and teaching rhythm by ... CPTP144: [Case Study] Pop Piano Teaching in Action with Anna Fagan

9 Reasons why Playing Lead Sheets is Essential for Piano Students

Piano lead sheets are a great tool to create all-round musicians.

2017 in Review: Our Top 10 Blog Posts

Our Most Read Articles During 2017, we published a lot of posts on the blog – you would be forgiven for missing a few. So, we have made things easy with today’s blog article. We have put together the posts that our community read the most. These are blog posts that were published in 2017 ... 2017 in Review: Our Top 10 Blog Posts

2017 in Review: Webinars, Courses and More

Let’s keep looking back at 2017 in our review series. Today, we take a look at the free piano webinars we ran during the year. If you missed out on one, you can still catch a webinar replay by registering. Head to this page to find out how. Also, why not catch up on our ... 2017 in Review: Webinars, Courses and More