Little Music Maker - A little music goes a long way!

"Ellie's patient, encouraging approach, coupled with her positive energy, humor and expertise, helped my child learn to love playing music!" -Falmouth Mom

"Your class has been amazing for us and I have seen the benefits with my own eyes.  My daughter's language development has been ahead and she has an incredible vocabulary and sings all the songs you have taught her.  I truly believe this class is a huge part of that.  Your songs run through our house on a daily basis!" Portland Mom and music teacher

"My daughter gets SO excited when I say we're going to music class...first phrases was, "Class?  Ellie? Shake it?  Go class now???" - Portland parent 

"Definitely the best music class I've been to!"-nanny

"You are super talented and an amazing teacher and I love learning from you!" -student thank you card

"Our child is quite comfortable with you...who else has such a low key, friendly approach to teaching?" -mom

"This generation needs this so badly!" 

"Ellie is not only gifted as a musician but also gifted as a teacher. The children love her! She is so warm and friendly. Throughout the week I am asked 'Is it music class today?'" -Mary Lily, Director JCA Early Childhood Education

My "E-I-E-I-O philosophy": Early Interactive Experience with Instruments (and song) Often. It's entertaining for the adults and great for bonding with your child and your child's development! Learn more!
         Private Lessons

Private Lessons are offered in beginning piano (Faber method), guitar, cello (Suzuki), recorder, ukelele, or voice for ages 5 to 95. Rental cellos and guitars are available. To purchase own instruments, visit Buckdancer's Choice at Union Station in Portland. 
         Group Classes

Baby & Toddler Classes are held in Ellie's livingroom for 0 to  4-year-olds and any caregiver (grandparent, parent, nanny, uncle...) with multilingual songs, world music, drumming, fingerplays, dancing, scarves, balls and taking care of instruments
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