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Free! ATX Youth Summit 2018: "A Celebration Teen of Creativity"

Women in Jazz Association, Inc

Monday, February 19, 2018 from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM (CST)

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ATX Youth Summit 2018 Admission
Free admission for one to the ATX Youth Summit at Carver Museum 2/19/2018
11h 1m Free  
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ATX Youth Summit 2018





The purpose of the ATX Youth Summit 2018 project is to provide an artistic learning experience for Austin youth between the ages of 7 and 18 by having them participate in the following activities;

  1. SaulPaul:  A Musician with a Message
  2. Dancing Sade Jones
  3. Let’s Make a Film with the Capital City Black Film Festival
  4. A day with the "Bydeeman" - Painting with Brian Joseph
  5.   Make a Brighter Future with Vision Boarding
  6. Singers’ Performance Workshop – Live Music and Karaoke

 Lunch and snacks are provided.


Monday, February 19, 2018

Who should attend?  Youth ages 8 to 17

8:00 – 9:00 a.m.                                                Location: George Washington Carver Foyer 

Registration and Continental Breakfast and Networking


9:00 – 9:15 a.m. Opening General Session       Location: Boyd Vance Theater

Welcome and Summit Overview                       

Pamela Hart, Co-Founder

Women in Jazz Association, Inc., Austin, Texas


Thank You to Our Sponsors:               

  • City of Austin Cultural Arts Division
  • Austin Revitalization Authority
  • McDonald’s Corporation, Cedar Park
  • IBM
  • City of Austin, Parks and Recreation Department
  • HartBeat Productions


OPENING SESSION          9:15 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.


SaulPaul - A Musician with a Message

Location: Boyd Vance Theatre


Part rapper/part singer songwriter, SaulPaul is an entertaining artist who blends his voice, his guitar and his loop pedal to create a live show that is nothing less than an EXPERIENCE .






Let’s Make a Film      

Location:  Carver Classroom

Lights…  Camera…  Action!!!  Learn how to make a short film.  Get ready for this fast paced session! There will be a short script.  Attendees will be assigned roles such as actors, camera operator, set designer, script supervisor, lighting technician, boom operator and more…  We will rehearse, film, edit and view a short film.  Attendees are asked to provide an email address to which the link for the short film will be sent to share with others.


Instructor:         Winston G. Williams, Co-Founder and Executive Team Member, Capital City Black Film Festival


Make A Brighter Future

Location:  Carver Classroom

“If you can see it, you can be it.”  Picturing your dreams goals is one of the most powerful mind exercises you can do.  Students will learn the value of writing down their visions with words and pictures and how to visit them daily and act upon them to see them come true!

Instructor:  Charelesa Russell, CRussell Enterprises

 A Day with The "Bydeeman"

Location:  Carver Dance Studio


Austin Youth will share an artistic experience painting a colorful mural with The “Bydeeman”.  Brian Joseph called "Bydeeman" because he paints and shares the philosophy of the fictitious Bydee People that he created with his first painting on September 9, 1986.  Joseph and his Bydee community strive to promote peace, love and happiness.  He pointed out that the Bydee people have no faces because of the human tendency to emphasize looks. “You don’t have to be good looking to be happy,” Joseph says.


Instructor:  Brian Joseph, The “Bydeeman”


11:45-12:30 Lunch Break (Lunch provided)



12:30 – 2:00 pm


Let’s Make a Film (Continued)      

Location:  Carver Classroom


Dancing with Ashe Arts Austin           

Location:  Dance Studio


Learn a dance routine from Choreographer Sadѐ M. Jones and learn African dance, jazz, ballet, hip hop and modern dance!


Instructor:         Sadѐ M. Jones, Choreographer, ASADEIZM



Women in Jazz, Inc. Singer’s Performance Workshop

Location: Boyd Vance Theatre

This dynamic and interactive session will focus on effective communication and performance techniques in music. Sing with a live band and learn how to direct them to play the song the way you want to sing it. Sing jazz, Gospel and soul or perform spoken word. Learn how to move on the stage and capture your audience as you sing in your own style!

Instructor:         Pamela Hart, Co-Founder

                              Women in Jazz Association, Inc.

                         Karaoke by Michele Austin, Sweeet! Entertainment


Break 2:30 – 3:00


Afternoon General Session - ATX Youth Summit Showcase

3:00 – 4:00 p.m.        

Location:  Boyd Vance Theatre


Students will showcase their art on the Boyd Vance Theatre stage, including visual art, dancing, film, and singing!  Parents and guests are welcome to attend.



Camper Pickup

4:00-4:30 p.m.        

Contact Women in Jazz:  512-258-6947

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George Washington Carver Cultural Center
Classroom/Boyd Vance Theater
1165 Angelina Street
Austin, Texas 78701

Monday, February 19, 2018 from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM (CST)

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Women in Jazz Association, Inc

Non-profit, tax-exempt organization that raise funds by producing concerts and workshops. The purpose of Women in Jazz Association is to perpetuate the appreciation and performance of traditional jazz vocal and instrumental music. As vocal jazz is a declining art form, this purpose is charitable -- the protection and preservation of a valuable art form called jazz; that is, vocal jazz. It is through concerts, educational workshops, and performance opportunities of singers that provide the means to the end -- perpetuate vocal jazz music.

Contact:  512-258-6947

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