THE SINGING TREE

 

Our Teachers
All of our teachers are passionate about music and the development of children. They create a fun, informal, social setting that spurs engagement and supports each child's musical development.
photo NOELLE FORESTAL

Noelle is an early childhood music educator, nanny, birth & postpartum doula, yoga teacher, bellydance teacher, voice teacher, singer/songwriter, and an American Heart Association certified CPR & First Aid instructor.....oh, and some might say she is also a "silly pick-a-dilly". 

With the arrival of her first baby cousin, Noelle fell in love with babies and became certified as a Red Cross babysitter at age 9. She has always had a nurturing nature and a love for children of all ages. Singing before she could talk, Noelle grew up and studied vocal music at the L.A. High School for the Arts where she worked with LA Opera. While attending California State University, Fullerton Noelle studied theatre and also worked in wardrobe for Fullerton Civic Light Opera. Noelle is a Southern California native and a versatile singer/songwriter singing many genres of music including opera, jazz, rock, pop, country, blues, musical theatre and Celtic folk music.  Noelle is a birth/postpartum doula and teaches beginning bellydance for mommies before and after childbirth. Noelle is devoted to healing the world through music and the arts. She is honored to often be the first teacher in a child's life outside the family and considers her work with parents and children as a sacred and blessed calling.

Listen to Noelle sing at https://soundcloud.com/noellesings      

Her passion for music, the healing arts, language, children, multiculturalism and education have naturally led her to teaching and playing with families in creative, inspiring classes like Music Together®. Noelle has been a registered Music Together teacher for over ten years and began teaching at Beach Cities Music Together in California.  She completed her Level 1 Teaching Certification with Music Together co-founder, Lili Levinowitz in September 2008 in Nashville, TN and became a licensed center director in 2009.  While she has taught yoga for several years, Noelle completed her yoga teacher training certification in Austin, Texas at Black Swan Yoga in 2017, in order to offer body-positive yoga classes to a larger audience.  After being out of school for over 15 years, she transferred as a senior to Texas State University, San Marcos and graduated in 2017 with a B.A. in Theatre and Music. 

 

 





 
 

 


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