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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

Product Review: Rockschool Piano Method

Review: Rockschool Piano Method Books 1 & 2 for beginners

How to Hunt for the Perfect Piece of Piano Music Online

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A Creative Piano Teaching Activity to Encourage Productive Practice

Silly Mistakes and How to Get Rid of Them! Hi there, my name is Melody, and I am a piano teacher from New Zealand. I have a studio of about 40 students, with a wide range of ages and abilities, and on the whole are an absolute pleasure to teach. I have been building the ... A Creative Piano Teaching Activity to Encourage Productive Practice

Improve Piano Ear Playing Skills with this One Challenge

Yep, you can make playing by ear fun. Here's how.

AMEB PIANO FOR LEISURE SERIES 4

About PFL Series 4 Piano for Leisure Series 4, which is only available in Australia, is designed to inspire and motivate students and teachers through well-chosen, sequenced repertoire and creative teaching recommendations and ideas. Here’s what you’ll get in these books: A series of 9 graded examination repertoire books 12 inspiring pieces in each book ... AMEB PIANO FOR LEISURE SERIES 4

 

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7 Online Pop Music Resources You Should Be Using

Online Pop Music Resources Welcome to today’s blog post. This article is designed to show you the very best online pop music resources that you can find right here, on dev.topmusic.co. Let me show you why everything you need is on this very blog. As always, if you would like exclusive content, online courses you ... 7 Online Pop Music Resources You Should Be Using

Fun Classical Piano Arrangements [RR#6]

Fun Classical Piano Arrangements Good morning everyone. Great to be hanging out with you again today for my Repertoire Rap series. We’re up to number six and today’s video is all about teaching cool classical piano arrangements that kids love. Some of you are going to be a little bit surprised, I would imagine, to ... Fun Classical Piano Arrangements [RR#6]

Cool Late Beginner Music Part 2 [RR#5]

Connect on Facebook Share Powered by the Simple Social Press Good morning everyone, or good evening if you’re over in the states or Europe. Tim Topham here again for my fortnightly Repertoire Rap-Up. So, what I do in these sessions if you haven’t seen one of these before is, just go through a whole lot ... Cool Late Beginner Music Part 2 [RR#5]

Repertoire Rap #2: Film and New Age music that teens and adults love

Connect on Facebook Share Powered by the Simple Social Press Repertoire Rap #2: Film and New Age music that teens and adults love. All right, hi, everyone. Tim Topham here. Again, for my Repertoire Rap for this fortnight, this is number two. Today’s focus is going to be on your teen and adult students in ... Repertoire Rap #2: Film and New Age music that teens and adults love

Repertoire Rap | The Best Piano Sheet Music

Repertoire Raps (RR) are my free Facebook Live video recordings where I demonstrate great new (and old) contemporary sheet music for piano teachers.   Save yourself the trouble of buying heaps of books only to find they don't really appeal - check out my regular RR's and learn about the music that I know works in ... Repertoire Rap | The Best Piano Sheet Music

Teaching Classical Piano by Teaching Pop Piano

I’m really happy to have Rebecca Langley write for the blog this week. Rebecca’s article about making connections in music goes right to the core of what effective piano pedagogy is all about and the timing couldn’t be better: my podcast with Paul Harris (Mr. Making Connections in Music Himself!) goes live this Sunday and picks-up exactly the ... Teaching Classical Piano by Teaching Pop Piano