The Sherman family relaxes in the living room of their apartment during a Sunday afternoon. From left to right: Hil, Ellie, Mela and Tara. Mela is the eldest daughter of Tara nad Hil. At the age of 8, Mela is already a multi-instrumentalist. Along with flute, she plays piano, trombone and percussion. Ellie is Mela’s friend, who is being hosted by the family for the weekend. October 2012.