Changelog

Welcome to the TopMusicPro Changelog where we keep track of all the new features and releases available to members.

The items listed below are in addition to our regular weekly and monthly content schedules which include:

  • New flagship video Courses or Workshops every month
  • Free sheet music to download and teach every month
  • Monthly Quick Wins and Creativity Kickstarters to give quick bursts of inspiration
  • Regular business and pedagogy resources to help refresh your teaching AND supercharge and streamline your business.
  • New discounts added regularly
  • Member-only Webinars and QnA Sessions each month

Here's what's coming up and what's been happening recently in TopMusicPro membership.

Oct 31, 2020

Default profile view mystery solved

The initial profile page has always been a bit of mystery? Not anymore. We populated your initial personal profile page with a help text that will lead you through everything you can do within this area of TopMusicPro.

Oct 30, 2020

Start a Topic from Anywhere in the Site

You can now start a new topic from anywhere in the site by clicking the “New Topic” button at the top of the site.

Improved Notifications’ Logic

Starting today, whenever you join a group, you will automatically be notified of new topics in the group’s forum. Notifications will stop if you leave the group or unfollow the Forum. A new button is now available within your Profile’s Notifications screen, allowing you to mark all notifications as “Read”, without the need to paginate […]

Oct 21, 2020

Preparing Students for Jazz Band Course

How does a pianist move from being a soloist to playing in a big band ensemble? Bradley Sowash would like to teach you how. Before writing this course, he asked band directors, “What are helpful skill for piano teachers to know about preparing students to play in middle and high school jazz bands?”. Here were […]

Oct 01, 2020

Roadmap v2

We’ve recently realised that the Roadmap has become too big and unwieldy. With our goal of putting everything in there, we’ve put many members off completion because it’s just too hard to manage. With our 2020 motto of keeping things simple, we’ll be redeveloping and massively simplifying this aspect of your membership so that it’s […]

Sep 01, 2020

TopMusicMarketplace

One of our goals at TopMusic has always been to bring the music teaching community together. There are so many teachers doing amazing things in their studios and often sharing resources online, so we wanted to provide a single place where music teachers could come together and buy and sell their lesson plans, sheet music, […]

Aug 21, 2020

Special Needs Teaching Course

Our long-awaited course on all things to do with Special Needs Teaching is being launched in August. This comprehensive multi-module video course presented by expert special needs teacher, Selena Pistoresi, features plenty of “at the piano” videos with students so you can see the teaching in action. Packed with lesson ideas, downloads and templates, this […]

Aug 17, 2020

Upcoming Events now featured in the Member Dashboard

Never miss an exclusive mastermind or webinar again thanks to our new Dashboard section featuring upcoming events, with dates and times conveniently converted in your local timezone. Events can easily be added to your Google, Apple or (drumrolls) Outlook calendar while a countdown will tell you how long before the next event is live.

Jul 20, 2020

Office Depot/OfficeMax Discount

Members can now enjoy up to 75% off Office Depot and OfficeMax purchases in the USA with free delivery, 1 hour pickup and a massive range of discounts on everything from cleaning supplies, to stationery and even computers. See the Discounts section for details of how to get your discount.

Jun 25, 2020

Commenting on Activities that are Forum Topics or Replies will create a Reply in the approrpiate Forum Topic

When a user comments on an activity on the News Feed page, we are now automatically posting a reply in the appropriate topic, if that activity is either a topic or a reply and the reply count is updated accordingly. This was done because users can create comments to such activities from both the site […]

Jun 15, 2020

Introducing our new Experts

We’re delighted to welcome some fantastic new Expert Teachers into our community this month, including Tom Donald (jazz and adult specialist), Danny Thompson (running music schools, marketing), Christina Kay (online teaching), Melanie Bowes (group teaching), Dave Simon (marketing specialist). This amazing line-up joins our current expert panel of around 20 teachers across the globe who […]

Jun 12, 2020

Tonebase Partnership Launched

Please keep in mind that while your access to tonebase.co will be free for all Studio and Evolution members, TopMusic will be subsidising the cost of your subscription. For this reason, we ask that only seriously interested members take up this opportunity.