With a Master of Creative Arts in Education, over twenty years of classroom teaching and ten years as a Music Specialist, Ms. Elliott provides students with a solid foundation for building confidence and musical excellence. She is an experienced live performer and recording artist. Ms. Elliott enjoys working with students of all ages, offering private and group lessons at Tim Noah Thumbnail Theater.
Mr. Noah is a student of Maestro David Kyle. He is an award- winning composer, producer, and recording artist. Renowned for his captivating live performances, Mr. Noah has been teaching and coaching budding musicians and performers of all ages for twelve years.
Lisa Hanson has been teaching voice lessons since 2004 with Lakeview Music, in the Lake Stevens area. Lisa loves to teach and is very professional, friendly and encouraging. She has been singing and performing since 1981 in musicals, weddings and as a worship leader and team member and in choirs. Lisa has an AA degree from Everett Community College in Music and Music Theory. She has also been teaching for Lake Stevens Community Education since 2012 doing small voice workshops. She worked for "A Work of Art" in Monroe for three seasons. Lisa has taught classes through Marysville Community Education as well. In the fall of 2015, Lisa taught a choir class at Lake Stevens Virtual Academy. Lisa Hanson is currently the music director for Ludus Youth Theater Group.
Jenica Deer-Cerda is tickled pink to be leading the Musical Performance Club at Tim Noah Thumbnail Theater. When not at the "Thumb", she can be found being Mom to her three kiddos, working in the garden, or with clients as a massage practitioner. She earned her degree in Theater from the University of Washington. She has been seen onstage, or not seen while working backstage at the Whidbey Children's Theater, The Seattle Children's Theater, The Redwood Theater, and The Seattle Rep. She has also worked as the Production Manager for The Whidbey Children's Theater. Jenica is thrilled to be learning along side of, and experiencing the joy of making music with, all of the little Thumblings!