Get LA's coolest kids music for your party!!! Early Music Express is a school of music on wheels, specializing in early childhood music. In addition to a variety of music classes and lessons, we also provide super fun and interactive music themed entertainment for children's birthday parties and other functions. We play live music while the kids jam along on percussion, play with stuffed animals, or play dance games like freeze dance. We also bring a multitude of real instruments to your party for the kids to interact with, such as drum set, electric guitar, trumpet, clarinet, cello, violin, cajon, theremin, cavaquinho, ukulele, keyboard, etc... Kids also love our puppetry and ventriloquism part of the show, as well as the bubble machine time at the end. Perfect for 1-7 yrs old. At Early Music Express, we specialize in creating high quality original music for children and we even give you the option of having a custom song composed for your event. Smaller events (under 20) will require only one performer, while larger events will require two.
Andy Johnson is a professional musician and instructor. While growing up in Idaho, he began his life-long love of music by playing trumpet at a young age. He eventually moved on to upright bass and bass guitar, which he performed in various bands over the years. He received his Bachelor of Music degree in 2004 at the Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA. While there he studied performance, education and production with emphasis in bass guitar. In 2007, Andy relocated to Los Angeles, CA and has since developed a love of teaching music to kids. He expanded his musicianship by learning to play a wide variety of instruments including guitar, piano, violin, drums, ukelele, banjo and mandolin. He currently resides in the South Bay, where he teaches music and performs in the bands For the Kings and Uncle Junebug.
Stacie is a Board Certified Music Therapist specializing in music therapy sessions and music lessons for children and adults with special needs. She received her Bachelor's degree in Music Therapy from the University of Minnesota--Twin Cities in 2007 with instrumental emphasis in voice and classical guitar and since has been providing services for people of all ages and abilities. Previously based in the San Francisco Bay Area, she now resides in Long Beach, California and practices music therapy in both private and clinical settings. Stacie is a member of the American Music Therapy Association. She is trained in Sound Birthing (TM) Creative Arts Birthing and Music Together, LLC Early Childhood Teaching. She is currently providing music therapy services for pediatric units at White Memorial Medical Center in East L.A. and Harbor UCLA in Torrance.
"Thank You Andy! We appreciate all your handwork and dedication in making Jainean's 4th Birthday Party very special :) All the children and parents enjoyed themselves. We particularly liked how you incorporated the theme of the party, pony rides and petting zoo animals, to the songs, dance, and puppets. We highly recommend you to all our friends and friends. Best Regards, Vanessa"