Let your inner musician soar!

"My daughter is advancing through the program at remarkable speed. The program is amazing – she can’t get enough. We bought her a small, baby grand piano and were hoping she would learn to play but her traditional lessons were going nowhere – she hated them. Now she’s flying through Simply Music and loves it!"


Jim Thompson

Five teachers provide three innovative and effective programs,

each designed for a specific age range. Read on and feel free to call or write if you have any questions.

Simply Music

Infant to 4

Even babies can make music!

Music Rhapsody is a music and movement program for young children.


Offered by Sara Niileksela of Sunflower Music Therapy, Music Rhapsody programs include four different age groups: Babies Make Music, Toddlers Make Music, Kids Make Music and Big Kids Make Music. Music Rhapsody starts with infants and leads into Play a Story and then, onto Simply Music.


Click on the button below to go to straight to Sarah's website.

4 to 6

Play the soundtrack of your imagination!

Play a Story is a musical journey into discovery and wonder. Using the piano, students create musical soundtracks that enrich a captivating storybook world of forests, seascapes, and living things of all sizes.


Play a Story provides a foundational, systematic, and fundamentally creative experience that stimulates children's natural curiosity, musicality, and sense of wonder.


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6 to 96

Learn 30 to 50 songs in  your first year!

Simply Music is an Australian-developed piano and keyboard

program that offers a breakthrough in music education.


This unique approach has children, teens, adults, and seniors playing

great-sounding blues, classical, contemporary, and accompaniment

pieces from their very first lessons.


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"Let me begin by saying just how thrilled I am with the Simply Music program. I’m playing better now than I did after years of traditional lessons. I hope you continue to provide ever more advanced studies for a long, long time to come."


 – Steve Manuel Executive Producer:

Prime Time Discovery Channel

Attend a Free Introductory Session


FREE Introductory Sessions are fun, dynamic,

and hands-on introductions to Play a Story and

Simply Music. We'll show you how Play a Story

students are improvising from their first lessons,

and Simply Music students are playing 30 to 50

songs in their first year.


We will even teach you and your children how to

play a song!


Fill out the contact form to the right and we will

call to set up your Free Introductory Session. Or,

call us at 785-856-4400.

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Make the piano a companion for a lifetime at

Keys of Joy!

Keys of Joy! Studio 1540 Wakarusa Drive Suite SE Lawrence KS  66047 785-856-4400