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ELM Notes - September 2019


It is still September and our 2019-2020 season has barely started; yet ELM Ambassador students have already performed two concerts. Musically, they couldn’t have been more different. But the confidence and the musical excellence with which they played shone through in what is now characteristic of our students’ approach to new challenges – musical and otherwise.


ELM Notes - May 2019


Last month, a caravan of 20 young students and their music director, accompanied by parents and siblings, spent a weekend here in the Canal with our students and their families. This extraordinary collaboration between Mariachi Mestizo and ELM, was conceived by Jim Pugh, founder and executive director of the Little Village Foundation, which supports and promotes unknown musical talent.

ELM Notes - March 2019


This year has been one of many firsts for ELM – Our first home and our first van. Each has transformed ELM in more ways than we could have imagined. This, our first newsletter, will take you backstage (as it were), to share the joys of our own space and our own wheels.