Our Teachers

All of our teachers have successfully completed the Music Together® and/or Canta y Baila Conmigo's training program, demonstrating the ability to sing in tune with accurate rhythm and lead a group. Teachers attend ongoing skill development workshops throughout the year. We love to sing, dance, and make music...and we love children! 

photo Diana

Diana Davidson, a life-long singer and dancer, holds a M.Ed. from the University of Virginia in Curriculum and Instructional Design and a B.A from the University of California, Los Angeles in World Arts and Cultures. Diana served as a bilingual and Spanish Immersion elementary school teacher for 10 years in San Diego, Salinas, and Arlington, VA. She has many years of experience working with children ages 0-10 in areas of art, music, fitness,and dance. Diana successfully completed the Music Together Teaching Workshop developed by the Center for Music and Young Children, Princeton, New Jersey in Alexandria, Virginia in 2007 and her Music Together Certification Level 1 in 2013. She is also a certified Canta y Baila Conmigo® teacher (Spanish Language and Music Program). Diana is the music and movement specialist at Bill and Sid Rubin Preschool and she teacher Music Together Preschool classes at Green Beans Preschool in Mission Hills. Diana is the proud mom of two singing dancing daughters (ages 9 and 4).  Diana is CPR and First Aid certified.
Ms. Diana in three words: Mama, dancer, gentle

photo Deirdre

Deirdre Moore is an experienced and creative educator having taught everything from
special education to regular education to music and dance both in public schools and in
private school settings. Deirdre loves to sing and dance and has been teaching
movement and/or music for over 20 years. She holds a M.Ed. in the Creative Arts in
Learning from Lesley University in Cambridge, MA and a B.S. in Special Education from
St. Joseph College in West Hartford, CT. In the fall of 2001, Deirdre completed the
Music Together Teaching Workshop in Northampton, MA and has since taught early
childhood music and movement classes in both Massachusetts and Vermont. Deirdre is
very excited to share her love of moving and music-making with the children and adults
of San Diego with Songbirds Music!
Deirdre in three words: Creative, passionate, fun!

photo Kyle

Kyle Rowan is a composer, clarinetist, and educator. He completed his PhD in music composition in 2016 at UC San Diego, and also holds an MM from the University of Illinois and a BM from the University of Florida. A Music Together Dad of a singing and dancing 2-year-old girl, Kyle completed the Music Together Teaching Workshop developed by the Center for Music and Young Children in San Diego in 2017. In addition to teaching, he is a cofounder of the Figmentum Ensemble, in which he plays toy piano and clarinet. Besides music, Kyle loves baseball, video games, science fiction, and dogs.

Kyle in three words: happy, patient, multi-musical


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