🎥 Here is the Trailer for Our Upcoming Episode feat. Tim Topham – Founder & Director of TopMusic CO , Music Educator, & Author of “No Book Beginners.”

Get ready for a captivating new episode of The Piano Pod featuring Tim Topham! Our discussion revolved around his recently released book, “No Book Beginners: A Step-by-Step Framework for Creative Piano Teaching, Starting from Lesson One.”

This book encapsulates his experiences as a music educator and piano instructor, drawing from extensive research from Kodaly to Music Learning Theory. It serves as a valuable resource, delving into various aspects such as the inspiration behind its creation, the current landscape of music education with a particular emphasis on piano instruction, and providing a historical context to elucidate the evolution of teaching methods in the industry. 

The book critiques the prevalent note-reading-centric approach in piano instruction, advocating a more holistic teaching method instead. Additionally, it offers a practical framework for instructing beginner piano students, emphasizing an approach that doesn’t rely on specific method books for the initial 10 weeks.

We also explored the digital empire he built to support fellow music educators, offering a wealth of resources, including blogs, vlogs, courses, and a membership community. These resources aim to empower teachers, enabling them to evolve into 21st-century educators within their respective communities.

Tim shared valuable insights on the requisites for being a 21st-century music business owner, the challenges among teachers, and the prevailing trends in piano teaching.

📆 Don’t miss out on this enlightening conversation next Tuesday, February 20, 2024, at 8:00 pm ET on our YouTube channel:

🎧 The audio episode will be published on your favorite podcasting platform simultaneously with the YouTube premiere:

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😎 Executive Producer: Yukimi Song

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