Since the 1800s, the piano (and now keyboard) has been the most popular instrument for music lessons. Accordingly, there is a long tradition of piano teaching and piano teaching philosophy stretching back to Mozart and Beethoven (yes they were piano teachers!) and beyond.

It’s no wonder that piano teaching has a reputation for being a bit… stodgy. Tim Topham has taken on the mission of changing all that. He encourages piano teachers to teach creativity, composition, chording, improvisation and more. In the process, teachers access their own creativity, as well as success in their own businesses.

Last year we learned about how Tim Topham teac