Andy StreetPerforming Arts Coordinator, Music, Drama
Born in England, Andy Street began playing music as a young child; by the age of 12, he was composing and performing professionally. Andy received his formal education in music at Cambridge University, where he earned his M.A. in musical composition at Emmanuel College. He studied piano with Gordon Green and Doreen Clemes of the Royal Academy of Music in London.
Andy’s music is featured on dozens of television shows — including “American Idol” and “So You Think You Can Dance” — in more than 100 countries. His compositions, arrangements and musical direction have won many major industry awards in England, Europe and the United States. Andy won a Cable Ace Award in 1994 and an Emmy in 2002 for composing the music and songs of the animated TV series, “Madeline.” Andy’s other work on animated series includes “Hurricanes,” “Double Dragon,” “Ultraforce,” “Strawberry Shortcake,” and recently, “Angelina Ballerina.” He also recorded the music of Sesame Street for BMG Kids record label.
Andy is excited to continue the long tradition of excellence in the Ojai Valley School’s Performing Arts Department. Andy serves as the Middle School Music teacher, Drama teacher and Performing Arts Coordinator, and also supervises school productions and performances alongside Candace Delbo.