"This is the highlight of our week! I don't know what we would do without this class!" -new parent, Westbrook
"You are now my son's favorite person! He just named his new baby doll Ellie!" -JCA staff
"This is the most fun my daughter and I have ever had!" -parent new to Portland
"Ellie's patient encouraging approach, coupled with her positive energy, humor and expertise, helped my child learn to love playing music!" -Falmouth Mom
"Every morning, my son hopefully asks, 'Is it music with Ellie today?" -Kennebunk Dad
"Your class has been amazing for us and I see the benefits with my own eyes. My daughter's language development is ahead, she has an incredible vocabulary... I truly believe this class is a huge part of that."
-Portland Mom and music teacher
" Your songs run through our house on a daily basis!" -Westbrook parent
"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?" -Falmouth 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.
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