Program Lists: Spring Recital 2017

TICKET PURCHASING: Buy Tickets Online Buy Online, Link Above (Select your showtime, there will be a service charge at checkout) Cash (exact change please) Check directly to your instructor SHOWTIMES: Find the performer name in the show lists below. (This is participant list ONLY, not program order) String players should arrive 15 min before showtime and get […]

Spring Recital 2017: Information Central!

Hi everyone – We at EFMusic are once again excited for an AMAZING show!  To make it easy, this page will contain all the information you’ll need to know for the recital day.  We’ll try to cover everything, but please email liz@elizabethfarrellmusic.com or your instructors if you have any other questions! We have many performers, so […]

Festival Information: 2017

Here you’ll find all the information you’ll need for the 2017 Festival!  The link below will give you all the basic information, due dates, fees etc.: Festival Information: 2017 Take a look at the scoring sheets to understand how you’ll be rated! Scoring Festival rating chart: This breaks down and defines each rating. Festival rating sheet […]

Music Lessons for 3 – 4 year olds?

Parents want the best for the children, and that means exposing them to all different kinds of activities.  Many are interested in music lessons at a young age because they know how beneficial music can be for a developing mind – let alone the joy it can bring to their child’s life. Parents are eager […]

Music can Help you Heal Post – op!

Mozart, Madonna or Eminem: Whatever your taste, music may help you recover from a surgery, according to a new review of data on the subject. “More than 51 million operations are performed every year in the U.S.,” lead author Dr. Catherine Meads, of Brunel University in the United Kingdom, said in a news release from […]

10 Easy Ways to Optimize Your Music Practice

Here are a few things to think about when you are trying to get the most out of your practice time. Find somewhere quiet. This seems too obvious for words, but not only will you be far less likely to succumb to all sorts of distractions, but entering a special practice area, whether it’s a […]

Treating ADHD with Music!

As a former teacher of underprivileged kids in an urban area, I’ve had many encounters with various behavioral, developmental and learning obstacles. It goes without saying I’ve seen my fair share of kids with attention issues. Whether ADHD or otherwise, there were always kids with problems focusing. When children with attention issues entered a band […]

Ode to Joy: The Science of Happiness through Singing

I used to think choir singing was only was for nerds and church people. Since I was neither, I never considered singing in a group—even though I loved singing by myself. Then, in my 20s, I found myself facing a big, black hole of depression. I remembered how much fun I had once singing Christmas […]