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.

  • Start learning today with a conservatory trained pianist with over 30 years teaching experience!

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!

Start now with Your Time to Play, Book One


“We Love the Accompaniments”

“We just love the fabulous accompaniments you’ve put to each tune.”
S. Lazore, Ft. Lauderdale, FL

“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

“Now A Music Major”

“I have been using your program with all of my homeschooled children for over 10 years…one is now a 22 year old music major who was not interested in music before I “made” him learn piano.”
S. Rickman, Sunnyvale, CA

“Anything Is Possible”

“You brought out the joy in her heart for music which has motivated her to a new level. You have made her truly believe anything is possible! Thank you so much!”
D. DeMassa, Mesa, AZ

Everything you need to know.


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

Get encouragement on your musical journey drawn from Joanne’s conservatory training in piano and music theory and 30 plus years as a teacher. “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.”

“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

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 page for a community of music lovers. joanne@joannejolee.com
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 joanne@joannejolee.com