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Beverly Noell

Music at WES

Beverly Noell Music Teacher
Beverly Noell Music Teacher

All students at WES take music classes every week. Students develop skills in singing, rhythm, music reading, music history, composing, and performance. Beginning in 3rd grade, students learn to play the recorder (a small flute-like instrument). A letter providing all the information on recorders will be sent home during the first week of school. The study of the recorder is continued through the 5th grade.
The following grade levels culminate their study by public performances: Kindergarten: graduation performance (May) 1st Grade: annual holiday program (December) 2nd Grade: as scheduled 3rd Grade: annual recorder concert (April) 4th Grade: as scheduled 5th Grade: as scheduled. In addition to the general music classes both chorus and string orchestra are available to students.


Beverly Noell is a music teacher at Whitesburg Elementary School in Carroll County, where she teaches general music, string orchestra, recorders, and chorus. Ms. Noell is a frequent performer, both as a soloist and ensemble player. She has coordinated flute festivals, presented master classes, and has served as an adjudicator at numerous festivals and auditions.
Ms. Noell received her masters degree in flute performance and her bachelors degree in music education from California State University, Fresno. She is currently working on her Eds. degree in Instructional Technology at the University of West Georgia.
She has received numerous performance awards including the Rose Pollack Award, and first prize in the East Bay Concerto Competition. In 2006 she was honored in Carnegie Hall with the Mr. Holland’s Opus Foundation Award for Teaching Excellence.
Ms. Noell has performed at the National Flute Association conventions and has appeared in masterclasses given by artists such as Julius Baker, Jean Pierre Rampal, Jill Felber, and Laurel Zucker.  She is a member of the Music Educators National Conference, Georgia Music Educators Association, a member of Mu Phi Epsilon, and an honorary member of Tau Beta Sigma.