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TopMusic Certification: A Piano Teacher’s Story

by Georgina Wilson

Learn about the TopMusic Certification program experience from a TopMusic Certified piano teacher.

01/08/2024 Read more

Why Piano Teachers Need A Mission Statement

by Georgina Wilson

Mission statements are usually associated with large corporations. But they're valuable to you even if you're the only piano teacher in your studio. Find out why (and how to write your own).

09/25/2023 Read more

Introducing The PRESTO Framework

by Tim Topham

The PRESTO Framework guides music teachers through all the steps they need to follow to build and run a successful music studio.

05/30/2023 Read more

How To Carry Out A Business Assessment On Your Studio

by Tara Wright

If you’re feeling like your studio has fallen into a bit of a rut, or you feel that *something* just isn’t working, I suggest you carry out a business assessment. Taking a step back and assessing what’s worked and what hasn’t worked, why some things have been better than others, can help you make that ... How To Carry Out A Business Assessment On Your Studio

01/16/2023 Read more

Is ‘Work-Life’ Balance an Achievable Goal?

by Karen Gibson

Work-Life balance to some of us is a myth. Surely it’s not possible to have a balance between our working lives and our personal lives? If you’ve got it sorted, we admire you. If you’re always striving for different ways to ‘balance’ your life, keep reading!  TABLE OF CONTENTS:  Should We Really Be Striving or ... Is ‘Work-Life’ Balance an Achievable Goal?

01/02/2023 Read more

Boost Your Piano Teaching Productivity with These 5 Tips

by Sean Wales

Teaching Productivity Being organised and productive is sometimes the best way to ensure your business runs smoothly. How can you expect to continue expanding your piano studio with all these new students that your awesome website is attracting if you don’t have the time to fit everything in? Even the most disorganised person can learn ... Boost Your Piano Teaching Productivity with These 5 Tips

12/09/2022 Read more
 

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How to Organise Your Studio (and Your Life)

by Karen Gibson

If you are like most piano teachers, you have multiple projects you are managing in addition to teaching. You might need to plan summer camps, recitals, and/or group lessons. Managing schedules and music are also part of the mix. And then there are home life obligations. These things are just the tip of the iceberg, ... How to Organise Your Studio (and Your Life)

11/28/2022 Read more

How to Organise Your Piano Studio Blog and Social Media

by Tim Topham

Being organised certainly pays off.

11/18/2022 Read more

4 Ways You Can Make More Money Teaching Piano in Fewer Hours

by Nicola Cantan

Make More Money Teaching Piano Are you looking to make more money for the same teaching hours? Or teaching fewer hours? Aren’t we all! In this article, I want to share 4 ideas with you that could help you do just that. I talk more about these formats and even more options in the new Make ... 4 Ways You Can Make More Money Teaching Piano in Fewer Hours

08/31/2022 Read more

2017 in Review: Piano Business and Marketing

by Tim Topham

Welcome to our second 2017 in Review post, as we continue to look back on what has been a fantastic year of piano teaching resources on staging.topmusic.co. Today, we look back at our best and most popular resources on a topic that is often relegated to a piano teacher’s last thought: Piano Business and Marketing. You may ... 2017 in Review: Piano Business and Marketing

My ten tips for how to become a viral YouTube star – Valentina Lisitsa

by Tim Topham

Like thousands of pianists and teachers out there, I’ve long been inspired by the remarkable talent and story that is Valentina Lisitsa. Valentina is a Ukranian-born pianist who struggled for years to get any kind of performance gigs despite being prodigiously talented: In 2007 the brilliant Ukrainian pianist found her career was floundering. The concert ... My ten tips for how to become a viral YouTube star – Valentina Lisitsa

08/30/2022 Read more

Studio Success Path for Music Teachers

by Tim Topham

Take your studio from "Meh" to mind-blowing with the Studio Success Path.

02/28/2022 Read more