Play Piano in a Flash for Kids!

A Fun and Easy Way for Kids to Start Playing the Piano


By Scott Houston

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$25.99 CAD



  1. Trade Paperback $19.99 $25.99 CAD
  2. ebook $7.99 $9.99 CAD

This item is a preorder. Your payment method will be charged immediately, and the product is expected to ship on or around April 4, 2006. This date is subject to change due to shipping delays beyond our control.

Getting a child to play piano has never been easier! As seen on public television nationwide, Scott “The Piano Guy” Houston is the leading authority on fast and fun piano instruction. In Play Piano in a Flash for Kids! he simplifies his unique and effective method of learning to play piano, making it accessible to even the youngest want-to-be pianists. Highlighting popular, not classical, music, this book fosters and nourishes an early love for music by giving children the tools to play their favorite popular songs. Your child will be able to:
  • Learn the basics of piano playing using a simple technique that pros use, which focuses on becoming a good player versus becoming a good notation reader
  • Use easy-to-follow step-by-step illustrations that demonstrate each stage of learning
  • Play popular music on the piano without having to learn how to read complicated sheet music
It is a great book for kids who may have taken lessons previously but became frustrated by the long and complicated process. And all at a fraction of the cost of piano lessons! Both parents and children can have fun learning the piano or keyboard together, or children can work through the book on their own, with parents providing support only when needed. Play Piano in a Flash for Kids! is the perfect tool for parents or teachers to help their kids learn to play the piano quickly and easily.


On Sale
Apr 4, 2006
Page Count
192 pages
Hachette Books

Scott Houston

About the Author

Scott Houston is the Emmy Award winning host of “The Piano Guy” weekly public television series. A highly sought after educator and speaker, Houston has lectured at over 150 colleges, universities, public TV stations, music retailers, and music trade associations, including the Music Teacher’s National Association and NAMM (the International Music Products Association). Scott has long been a proponent of the Recreational Music Making movement, which seeks to offer ALL people the wellness benefits of playing music. He has authored numerous books and videos about playing piano and has made it his life’s mission to show people how to have fun playing piano and unlock the life-enhancing benefits that come from Recreational Music Making. Scott graduated from Indiana University where he attended the jazz program at the Jacobs School of Music.

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