B.A. Music Education Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama; Graduate Artist Diploma (piano) RSAMD; Licentiate Royal Academy of Music (piano); Postgraduate certificate for teaching music in public schools, St. Andrew’s College of Education, Scotland; MM Vocal Music Education Syracuse University; MM Piano Performance Syracuse University. Falby was awarded a Rotary International Fellowship, a Syracuse University Graduate Fellowship and a Louisiana State University Graduate Assistantship (music theory). She also received the James Friskine memorial prize for solo piano. In 1990, Falby founded and directed the Maryland Children’s Singers (now part of the Peabody Children’s Chorus). She was the 2007 recipient of the Peabody Preparatory’s Excellence in Teaching Award.
The Peabody Children’s Chorus, founded in Baltimore, Maryland, in 1989, brings children together to rehearse and perform art and folk music of multiple cultures, languages, historical periods, and styles.