Celebrated children’s musician
Recognized as “the queen of kids’ music” by People magazine, Laurie Berkner is a singer, songwriter, lyricist, author and founder of Two Tomatoes Records, LLC. As a leader and innovator in children’s music and entertainment for the past quarter of a century, Laurie has released 14 bestselling, award-winning albums.
With an average of more than 16 million monthly streams and millions of CDs and DVDs sold, Laurie’s songs have become beloved classics for children worldwide. She has been a longtime fixture on Nick Jr., Sprout and Universal Kids channels, and her original songs, albums, DVDs, music videos and books leave no doubt that Laurie Berkner is the power behind the progressive “kindie rock” movement.
She has also written the music and lyrics for three Off-Broadway children’s musicals produced by New York City Children’s Theater: Wanda’s Monster, The Amazing Adventures of Harvey and the Princess and Interstellar Cinderella. Laurie maintains a busy, nationwide touring schedule, both solo and with The Laurie Berkner Band, and she has performed at Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall and the White House, among many other prestigious venues.
What sets Laurie apart? She displays an instinctive understanding of children’s natural rhythms and energy, which keeps kids enraptured and brings parents and caregivers happily along for the ride.