MTT15: Tips from a tech-savvy piano teacher with Tim Topham

MTT15: Tips from a tech-savvy piano teacher with Tim Topham

In this episode:

I’m super-excited to welcome my first guest to the Music Tech Teacher podcast: Tim Topham, a Melbourne based creative piano teacher, blogger and podcaster who uses technology on a daily basis.  Tim has his own website – – and also heads up the Inner Circle – an exclusive membership community designed just for creative piano teachers who want ideas, tips and support. 

Tim and I chat about some of his favourite tech tools, apps and other tips in this interview episode.

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Episode sponsor:

A big thank you to this episode’s sponsor SmartMusic – the learning platform that allows teachers to connect with students as they practice. The new SmartMusic is in the cloud so it works with the devices your students have today.  Best of all you can use it for free.

Learn more about SmartMusic here.


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By |2018-09-06T01:01:53+00:00May 2nd, 2017|Podcast, Teacher Tech Tips|2 Comments

About the Author:

I love to simplify technology for music teachers. I help teachers from all around the world through the Midnight Music Community - an online professional development community where teachers can take online courses, ask questions and receive personalised help for the music tech goals.


  1. Glenn Lestz June 10, 2017 at 3:03 am - Reply

    The interview with Tim Topham is great. I’ve listened to it several times and am taking notes on the part about pop recitals, which I would like to phase in with my guitar students.

    • Katie June 14, 2017 at 7:55 am - Reply

      I’m so happy you enjoyed it Glenn and i’ll pass your comments on to Tim. I would love it if you could leave a review for the podcast in iTunes if you haven’t already (there are some tips on how to do that here if you need them!)

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