About Laura Farnell
Laura Farnell is an active choral composer, clinician, accompanist, and adjudicator from Arlington, Texas. She also works with the children's choirs at First Presbyterian Church in Arlington, where her husband, Russell, serves as Minister of Music.
After graduating from Baylor University with her Bachelor of Music Education in Choral Music with an emphasis in piano, Laura taught elementary music for two years. She then taught junior high choir in Arlington for eight years, during which time the choir program earned numerous awards. In 2004, she received an Excellence in Education Award as the district's outstanding junior high teacher of the year.
Laura especially enjoys working with middle school students, as well as composing and arranging for this age group. She is a member of TMEA, TCDA, TMAA, and ASCAP, and is the proud mom of two sons.