We make music easy

The Musicolor Method® makes use of "instinctual learning " to activate wonder, discovery & life skills through music education.

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What's your #1 goal for music education?

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Teach My Kids or Find A Music Teacher For Them

Find a Musicolor teacher or teach your kids music, even if you have little or no experience

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Learn to Teach the Musicolor Method

Learn the Musicolor Method to reach more students and grow your teaching business

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Grow your studio/school with consistent results across your students and staff using the proven Musicolor Method

Our books + apps

Even without music experience, you can start your child on their musical journey. These books are an introduction to our method.

Music teachers can access comprehensive training and materials that goes far beyond. Learn more here.

Piano For Kids Vol 2

Piano For Kids Vol 2

For Paperback and Kindle

Piano For Kids Vol 3

Piano For Kids Vol 3

For Paperback and Kindle

Play Piano For Kids 1
Interactive app for iBooks

*requires an Apple iPad

With interactive video, audio and animation

Play Piano For Kids 2 - ipad book app

Play Piano For Kids 2
Interactive app for iBooks

*requires an Apple iPad

With interactive video, audio and animation

The Game Of Practice: With 53 Tips To Make Practice Fun!

"Fantastic book for parents and teachers alike. Andrew has compiled a list of tried and true techniques, including many brilliant ideas I never would have thought of myself. " - A reader

What our teachers and clients say

We solved the problem of traditional music lessons

PROBLEM: Traditional methods force you to learn abstract symbols before you can even start to play. 

SOLUTION: We enable any beginner to succeed Using color as educational scaffolding enables anyone to start playing immediately. It makes learning music intuitive and direct.

PROBLEM: Traditional methods need to wait until child can read, usually 7-8 years old, unless a prodigy.

SOLUTION: Our simplified Musicolor notation makes it possible to teach any age -even preliterate and special needs students - no prodigies required.

PROBLEM: Traditional methods start with boring exercises and scales leading to students dropping out or not practicing.

SOLUTION: Our fun songs are exercises in disguise to build confidence through competence and joy!


We teach all the basics of music, just in a different (better) order!

  • We start every student on piano to accelerate learning principles of music  
  • Basic foundations of music transfer easily to all other instruments.  
  • Music activates skills for a successful life!
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Students learn how we're naturally programmed to learn through the "instinctual learning technique"

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What is the Instinctual Learning Technique?

The Instinctual Learning Technique is a 7-point framework for teaching and learning that aligns with principles of early childhood development. By redesigning music using Design Thinking, we've created an adapted curriculum that is universally beneficial to all beginners.

The specially designed systematic instruction focuses on a series of simple tasks with predictive outcomes.

This makes it a breeze to teach and so enjoyable to learn.

Who does this help?

Our universal design curriculum makes this suitable for teaching ALL BEGINNERS but also including those with learning disabilities or developmental delays.

We've had successful applications of our program with students on the autism spectrum, ADHD, and Downs syndrome.

And many parents have appreciated the easy, enjoyable lesson plans that they too have either started or returned to playing music again.

From simple to complex 

We flatten the learning curve by using color on keys, finger and notation

Colored Dots on the Keys
Colored fingernails
Birthday Cake notation

Students learn to play with all ten fingers right from the start!

Technical exercises disguised as songs

Each New Song Introduces New Patterns For Greater Facility 

Fun lyrics activate intervals, pitch, + rhythm

Finger Colors Fall Away Within A Few Weeks

Leading to more complex pieces

And reading music

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And able to play all kinds of music

And other instruments

Building confidence, joy and mastery

Educators say

“I realized that learning music doesn’t have to be so complicated. The Musicolor Method approach is built on scaffolding, I.e., teaching the language of music step by step with fun activities and relatable music.” 

We make music easy

The Musicolor Method® activates wonder, joy and life skills for all beginners, no prodigies required