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PLAY and PLAY Resource Guide:
Teaching Kids to Play the Piano

DO YOU WANT TO START YOUR OWN PROFITABLE PIANO STUDIO? Then you NEED this book! This book shows you EXACTLY what you need to know to operate your own profitable piano studio.


In her comprehensive book, PLAY AND PLAY RESOURCE GUIDE, Diane Engle presents the concise steps to start, operate, and build your piano studio for profit and success.



  • Specific instructions for setting up a piano studio for teaching in small groups.

  • Detailed plans for recruiting new piano students through PIANO SUMMER CAMP.

  • LESSON PLANS for a 5-DAY piano camp.

  • Reproducible song sheets for the students. Every song sheet is also a color sheet and a game song.

  • Supplemental piano summer camp ideas and themes for current/returning students.

  • How to operate the studio for continued yearly success and profit.

Sample Lesson

Detailed lesson plans for piano summer camp include game instructions as well as music instructions.

Music instruction sheet

Students are playing the game song, "CLOSET KEY" outside.

Music instruction sheet page 2

Students go from reading symbols for the rhythm to reading the quarter notes and eighth notes in 2--Beat Meter.

closet key worksheet
closet key worksheet page 2

Watch this piano student acting out the story to Closet Key.

"Play is our brain's favorite way of learning."

Diane Ackerman, Author of The Zookeeper's Wife

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