bringPageTop will solve your problem once we have fixed the bug that I linked to. We are working on a fix for
bringPageTop that should be out at the end of this month.
I think you have correctly identified a workaround though, by using
ons-tab. You can set
ons-tabbar to hidden like so:
Then you can call
setActiveTab to move to the player tab. In effect this is the same as using