It’s your time to play…in music and life.

Feel better. Be happy. Transform your life with the power of music!


Playing the piano everyday will improve your health and wellbeing. It is a medicine with no pills and no side effects. Playing music brings joy and has the power to change your life.



Have you always dreamed

of playing the piano?

  • Do you wish you could read music and play the songs you love?
  • Did you quit lessons and now have time to devote to music?
  • Are you looking for creative new ways to enhance your life and improve your health?
  • Have you tried ‘overnight’ methods that leave you stuck.

Entrepreneur Magazine:

“The concept is sort of like Rosetta Stone for music.”

Your Time to Play is a step by step piano/keyboard program that gives you the tools to be able to read and play ANY style of music from classical to pop!

NEW!! Get the Your Time to Play, Journal

A 12 week launch to new pathways with the
power of music and reflective journaling.

  • Powerful Questions – to open you to possibilities and encourage discovery, deeper understanding, and new insights. Topics include: Personal Growth, Vision and Purpose, Moving Mountains, Life Analysis, Goals, Tolerations, Leadership.
  • Written Expression – Playing music elevates you beyond pain, depression, and daily troubles. Memories will emerge, people will come to mind, feelings will surface, perhaps you’ll be enlightened and break ground like Einstein! Grab those thoughts quickly before they escape—write them down.
  • Musical Expression – in the creative realm there are no mistakes and these staves are your freedom to ‘compose as it flows.’

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“We Are So Grateful”

“We are so grateful for this way of learning to play the piano. Thank you so much!”
R. Berg, Seattle, WA

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I teach myself to play the piano?

Many self-teaching methods promise fast results. They say that you will be playing your favorite songs and pieces in just days or weeks. They do a dreadful disservice to the student and very little of substance is taught. Walls are hit early on and there is no proper foundation of knowledge which allows growth to any level. read more

What if I need help with a lesson?

You are never alone and we are here for you as you work through the course! Contact us by email with any questions you have and we encourage you to join our private Facebook Group –

How to conquer performance anxiety.

Anxiety starts with simple thoughts which produce feelings, and your actions on those feelings become your habits. read more

How long should I practice?

When new students ask me how long they should practice every day they are often surprised when I say, “Just ten minutes!”
Ten minutes is easy to find but the more difficult task is integrating the new practice element into your daily routine. read more

How does playing the piano improve my health?

Studies show that relaxing by actively playing music, as opposed to passive activities such as watching television, produce a biological response to stress that goes all the way to the DNA level. read more

Do you have a question?

How can we help you? If you have any comments or questions contact Joanne at

Learn Music Facts

In this lesson (6) from Your Time to Play, Book One, you will understand the piano notes C and D through a fun, easy to learn performance piece. If you like, go deeper and practice writing the notes and counts on the attached theory worksheet.

  • Easy to understand
  • Learn the piano at your own pace
  • Download to iPad/digital device, or purchase traditional workbook
  • Purchase Book One and GET STARTED NOW

“Straightforward, easy to understand.”

D. Sorensen, Grass Valley, CA

Play Along With The Band

Here is the audio file for Lesson 6. Listen for the metronome count-off and play along on your piano or keyboard.

On the repeat join in with the fully orchestrated accompaniment track.

Motivating Insights

“To achieve proficiency in any field you must study the masters. Copy what they have done and you will gain insight that can’t be taught or learned in any other way.”


Meet Your Teacher…Joanne Jolee received her piano and music theory training through the Trinity College of Music, and Royal School of Music, both in London, and studied voice under Dame Sister Mary Leo at Saint Mary’s College in New Zealand. She is a mother of five and grandmother of six.

“A Passionate Advocate”

“Joanne Jolee is a passionate advocate for the power and benefits of music. For adults who struggle with depression, anxiety, or just the stresses of modern living, she reminds us of the power that music holds to heal and nourish. Joanne Jolee is an excellent speaker: professional, vibrant, compelling. I highly recommend her for music mentorship or music advocacy: she truly walks her talk!”
Lisa Schmidt, MS, CYT, E-RYT, Arizona State University