There's a new festival in town, LuluFest, that features bands led by women. Though primarily a jazz festival, the influences for this one-day event run deep into other genres. Dianne chats with pianist/composer and founder of the festival, Peggy Stern. MUSIC: Garden Hour by Ingrid Jensen, Hymn by Peggy Stern.
LuluFest - Saturday, June 3, from noon to 10:00 p.m. at Jones Auditorium on the St. Edward's University campus. http://lulu-fest.com
Clara Brill, violinist and program director of Mother Falcon Music Lab, joins Dianne in the studio. She lets us know about the MFML Summer Camp for kids, which will have two sessions (June 12-17 and June 19-24), and a special MFML Scholarship Fundraiser, June 3. MUSIC: Game Play, performed by Mother Falcon, Untitled, performed by 1st Generation of Interns* (see below), and Good People, performed by Mother Falcon.
MFML Summer Camp Fundraiser - Saturday, June 3, from 3:00 -7:00 p.m. at A.B.G.B. mfml.org
*1st Generation of Interns: Sofia Currie - piano and vocals, Wil Brookhart - guitar, Saskia Gregg - violin, Olivia Lynch - violin, Ashley Chamberlain - violin, Andrea Barrera - cello, and Astrae Coneflower - vocals, lyrics
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MORE MUSIC: Concertino no. 2 for Piano and Orchestra by Edward Burlingame Hill, performed by the Austin Symphony Orchestra with pianist Anton Nel, conducted by Maestro Peter Bay.
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