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Laurie Berkner

Biography

Vocalist/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Laurie Berkner didn’t consider learning to be a highly successful children’s performer. THE BRAND NEW Jersey indigenous spent her formative years immersed in music, taking part in from choir to orchestra to musical theatre. After finishing university, Berkner spent period like a music counselor at summer season camps, and it had been there that she created the skills that could eventually become a career. Following a handful of stints in rings, she became a children’s music professional at various NY region preschool and day time treatment centers, and in 1997 she released her debut recording, Whaddaya Think about That? Following the launch of Buzz Hype the following yr, Berkner began her very own record label, Two Tomato vegetables Records. By enough time Victor Vito found its way to past due 1999, Berkner and her guitar-led singalongs acquired turn into a fixture within the genre, garnering many honours and getting accolades from periodicals like People and U.S. Information & World Survey and compliment from kids and parents as well. The Laurie Berkner Music group has released numerous albums, movies, and books, including WE HAVE BEEN… The Laurie Berkner Music group (2006), Rocketship Operate (2008), Laurie Berkner Xmas (2012), Lullabies (2014), and Superhero (2016). Berkner and her coconspirators possess even made an appearance on the favorite daytime talk present The View.

Quick Facts


Full Name Laurie Berkner
Profession Singer, Guitarist
Education Princeton High School, Rutgers University
Nationality American, French
Spouse Brian Mueller
Children Lucy Mueller
Siblings Chris Berkner
Music Songs The Cat Came Back, Candy Cane Jane, Victor Vito, Rocketship Run, The Airplane Song, I Know a Chicken, Monster Boogie, The Story of My Feelings, These Are My Glasses, We Are the Dinosaurs, There Were Five In the Bed, Mouse In My Toolbox, Drive My Car, I'm Gonna Catch You, Pillowland, Over In the Meadow, The Cookie Bakers of the Night, A-Tisket a-Tasket, Walk Along the River, Song in My Tummy, Where Is The Cake?, Choc-O-Lot in My Pock-O-Lot, My Energy, This Hat, Mahalo, Five Days Old, Froggie Went a-Courtin', Pig on Her Head, I Love My Rooster, One Seed, Bottle Caps, Moon Moon Moon
Albums Buzz Buzz, Whaddya Think of That?, Victor Vito, Under a Shady Tree, Rocketship Run, Laurie Berkner Lullabies, A Laurie Berkner Christmas, Superhero, Party Day!, Laurie Berkner's Nature Songs, Laurie Berkner's Transportation Songs, Laurie Berkner's Food Songs, Laurie Berkner's Movement Songs, Laurie Berkner’s Favorite Classic Kids’ Songs, Lullabies, The Best of the Laurie Berkner Band, The Ultimate Laurie Berkner Band Collection, Laurie Berkner's Favorite Classic Kids' Songs, Laurie Berkner's Classroom Favorites, Laurie Berkner's Animal Songs, Laurie Berkner: The Dance Remixes, Love


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1 Has a daughter named Lucy.


Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Tree Man 2016 Documentary performer: "Silent Night Interlude" - as Laurie Berkner Band
Price Check 2012 performer: "We Are The Dinosaurs" / writer: "We Are The Dinosaurs"
Weeds 2007 TV Series performer - 1 episode

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Hot for Teacher 2007 TV Short associate producer
We Are... The Laurie Berkner Band 2006 Video short executive producer

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Nickelodeon Mega Music Fest 2010 TV Movie Herself
Live with Kelly and Ryan 2008 TV Series Herself
The View 2008 TV Series Herself
Jack's Big Music Show 2005-2007 TV Series Herself
Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade 2006 TV Special documentary Herself
We Are... The Laurie Berkner Band 2006 Video short Herself

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#Quote
1 I want to create songs that matter for children. I was singing once and I saw a four-year-old girl shut her eyes and start swaying to the music. I thought, "That's the reason I got into music." It keeps me wanting to do more.
2 When I'm writing a song, I'm thinking about whether the kids will like it and whether I'm going to connect to them through it. I'm also thinking about whether I want to sing it over and over again, so I guess that's the part that connects with adults. "Old MacDonald Had a Farm" is a great song for kids, but I couldn't sing it 100 times!


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