Melita Silberstein

Melita has worked as a music specialist for young children for over 15 years. She is based in Berkeley and currently teaches ongoing music and movement classes in over ten local schools, libraries, play spaces, and also out of her home. She holds a degree in eco-psychology and a certification in early childhood education.  Melita has received training in an array of teaching modalities including Waldorf, Montessori, Reggio Emilia, Music Together, Orff Schulwerk, and children's yoga. Melita is also a singer/songwriter and the founding member of the popular children's band Octopretzel, with whom she has performed all over the West Coast for children and families at events, festivals and popular music venues.

She has recorded several CDs, and also co-founded and for some time facilitated Gaia Girls, a rites of passage group for girls aged 8-13. Melita is also the mother of a wonderfully wise 13yr old girl.

2018 Session 2

  1. Singing with the Children, 2 Sessions

2016 Session 3

  1. Singing With The Children, 1
  2. Singing With The Children, 2

2014 Session 3

  1. Singing With The Children, 1 for mamas, aunties, and children 7 and under
  2. Singing With The Children, 2 for mamas, aunties, and children 7 and under
  3. Singing With The Children, 3 for mamas, aunties, and children 7 and under 

2012 Session 2

  1. Singing With The Children, 1 for mamas, aunties, and children 7 and under
  2. Singing With The Children, 2 for mamas, aunties, and children 7 and under
  3. Singing With The Children, 3  for mamas, aunties, and children 7 and under