Introducing This Exclusive Webinar From Bradley Sowash, Leila Viss and special guest, Tim Topham

Top Pop Tips: 
How to Play, Teach, and Compose Pop Music

What You Will Learn On The Webinar...
Join Bradley, Leila and Tim for happy hour at the keys and discover how to play and integrate pop music into your teaching. Bring your own libations, pull up a bench at the keyboard and enjoy three dynamic sessions that will hone your creative skills at the keys and energize your teaching of pop music styles. Cheers!

Why Attend? David Cutler, author of The Savvy Music Teacher, discovered from his extensive research that music teachers who generated substantial [successful] incomes were more likely to integrate three elements into their instruction compared to other teachers who did not. They include: improvisation, technology and multiple musical genres.

The 88 Creative Keys Winter Webshop will teach you step by step how to improvise in the pop style and lead you to the top tech tools to assist you in this creative process so that you feel well-equipped to teach and play hit tunes. You'll walk away feeling creative, savvy and diversified.

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Length: 3 hours Replay will be available for 1 month

Time Breakdown:
4pm EST
3pm Central
2pm Mountain
1pm PST

For Australian time zones:,-1425,cn3

For your convenience:
  • Handouts will be provided by each presenter.
  • Time for questions will be included.
  • The webinar will be recorded so if you can't make it on January 22, you can still enjoy it later.
If you have attended 88 Creative Keys Summer Workshop get in touch with to sign up for FREE!

headshot-white-shirtTim Topham is an internationally-renowned music educator, piano teacher, writer and presenter. Tim has 20+ years of experience in education, having taught in the United Kingdom and a number of states of Australia in subjects as varied as music, outdoor education, PE, mathematics and IT. Through his blog at, Tim regularly inspires over 8000 teachers across the globe with his imaginative teaching tips and ideas.  I believe foremost in the power of creativity, curiosity, exploration and fun in creating the most rewarding musical experiences for students. Tim's writing and products have been featured in American Music TeacherThe Piano Teacher and various journals from music associations around Australia. Tim holds an MBA in Educational Leadership, BMus, DipEd and AMusA (performance diploma - with distinction).

Leila VissLeila Viss is a creative pianist who uses innovative, tech-savvy lesson plans to develop lifetime pianists at her independent piano studio. She holds a church organist position, blogs at, writes for Clavier Companion and authored The iPad Piano Studio. With Bradley Sowash, she is co-founder of 88 Creative Keys, a camp promoting creativity at the keys. She has helped with planning the 2013, 2014 MTNA “Jazz/Pop” Tracks and chairs the Creative Pianist track for NCKP. Viss presents frequently at local, state and national levels sharing her imaginative, tech-savvy approach to teaching.          

Sowash_CMC_0892-240x300Bradley Sowash is a composer, creative pianist, multi-instrumentalist, recording artist, author, and educator specializing in improvisation. He has performed in every imaginable setting from living rooms, churches and jazz clubs to major concert venues both here and abroad for over thirty years. His broadcast credits include seven seasons of appearances on the PBS-TV series, The Piano Guy, and National Public Radio has aired selections from his nine CDs. He teaches master classes nationwide and co-founded with Leila Viss, the summer 88 Creative Keys piano improvisation camp for students and teachers in Denver, CO.  The Neil A. Kjos Music Company publishes his widely acclaimed keyboard improvisation books and Augsburg Fortress Press has published several volumes of his hymn arrangements. He also writes a column about improvisation for Clavier Companion and self-publishes works for ballet, big band, choir, film, orchestra, solo piano and string quartet.

This webinar has passed but a replay will be available until February 29th if you'd still like to register. You will be sent handouts and a link to watch the replay of the webinar. 

Friday The 22nd
At 4:00 PM UTC-4

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