Second Annual LuluFest, April 14, 2018

Here is the format for the Workshops:

Students will meet in the Carriage House, at St. Edwards (please see enclosed map), at noon.

12 noon: All students orientation, meet the Artists

12:15: Separate into classes, instrument of choice (violin, piano, vocals, drums)

Teachers will be providing basic jazz tunes to work on, or students may bring a tune of their choice, 5 copies, please!)

ALL PARTICIPATION IS VOLUNTARY. If a student just wants to watch and listen, that's perfectly all right.

Three basic tunes will be provided, but students are welcome to bring whatever material they have been working on, and feel comfortable sharing.:


1:30-2: Lunch break (bring a bag lunch, or food will be available for purchase)

2:00-3:30 Master Class, for Artists & participating students - Jones Auditorium

The Artists will demonstrate their techniques for playing and listening together. Students will have the opportunity to jam with the artists, or just listen.

Violin: Sara Caswell

Drums: Allison Miller, Masumi Jones

Piano: Emily Gimble, Peggy Stern

Voice:  Suzi Stern


3:30:  Break, concert set-up, eat, hang out with the Artists


5: Concerts begin!

April 14th, 2018

We are proud to announce the extraordinary line-up for our Second Annual LuluFest, to be held April 14th at Jones Auditorium on the St. Edward's University campus.

LuluFest, "where the traditions meet the progressives, and all the leaders are women"

LuluFest 2018

Austin Cultural Arts


"This project is supported in part by the Cultural Arts Division of the City of Austin Economic Development Department."





Schedule for April 14th Concerts

5 PM: Leeann Atherton Quintet

6 PM: Suzi Stern Quintet, featuring Joey Colarusso

7 PM: Sara Caswell Quartet, featuring Allison Miller

8 PM: Emily Gimble Trio, featuring Allison Miller

9 PM: Estrella Salsa Jazz Sextet, featuring everyone!