Spring Recital 2018: Information Central!

Everyone here at Elizabeth Farrell Music are once again excited for an AMAZING show!  To make it easy, this page will cover everything you need to know for recital day. all the information you’ll need to know for the recital day.  If for any reason you have another question not answered here, please email liz@elizabethfarrellmusic.com or your instructor.

We have over 100 performances, so we’ll be splitting into 3 showtimes again this year.  The theatre is spacious so you are free to bring as many audience members as you’d like to the event!

Date: June 9th, 2018

Location: Glenridge Performing Arts Center

7333 Scotland Way

Sarasota, FL 34238


  • Please avoid arriving more than 15 minutes before your showtime.
  • Check in at front desk to let us know you are there!

You have been emailed your showtime, your instructor has your showtime, or you can click the link to see the program list: PROGRAM LIST


Audience – $10

Performers – FREE

You may buy tickets online or pay by cash/check in the studio to your instructor.
(Please choose the correct showtime when purchasing online)

Photography & Videography:

We are going to be recording and photographing performers so you can have great memories and share with family/friends who couldn’t make it.  The videos and photos will be available for free online after the recital.


Proper attire shows respect to your audience, as well as to yourself, and what you have accomplished!   Just follow the basic guidelines to make sure you choose an appropriate outfit.  While this is not a strict ‘formal’ event, let’s keep it classy 😉

  • Ladies: Dress pants & blouse, skirt or dress and dress shoes.
  • Gents: Button down shirts (make sure you are comfortable!) and slacks.  Ties/Jackets are not required, but definitely appropriate 🙂


NO Flip-flops
NO Sneakers / Athletic footwear
NO Platform/very high heels (don’t want to fall on stage!!)
NO Jeans / Shorts
NO Dangling/Jingling Jewelry


Pianists/wear pedal-appropriate shoes: Avoid high heels, slippery soles, or boots that might constrict your ankles.

Consider your hairstyle: Whether you’re male or female, make sure long hair won’t block your view of your instrument or music.

Avoid Surprises! Practice in your recital clothes at least once before your performance date, and always choose clothes in which you’ll be physically and mentally comfortable. 🙂

Recital Etiquette

Whether it’s your 1st or 15th recital performance, it’s always important to review what’s expected of you as a performer AND even more important, as an audience member. Click below to check out recital etiquette: