Chef Marko

Chef Marko

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Chef Marko has been reinventing his culinary innovation for over thirty five years to the delight of audiences and noted celebrities. As an enthusiastic instructor, plant based chef, performance artist, cookbook author and television personality, Marko has been asked to guest chef everywhere from London to Baranoff Island in Southeast Alaska. He is currently a public event specialist for Word of Mouth and is focused on launching a virtual cooking platform to promote health and wellness. His adventures range from cooking for Dr. Oz and his family, to hosting a kid’s cooking show on PBS, to being featured at The Gilroy Garlic Festival.

Chef Marko’s passionate teaching style allows guests to become more autonomous in their own kitchens. Marko encourages participants to go beyond following a recipe. He empowers students to explore formulas of why things work, to fully comprehend flavor profiles, culinary methods, and more.

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Brian Joseph

Brian Joseph

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MASTER CLASS, 2-3pm, Sunday:

Self-taught artist, poet, author and motivational speaker, Brian created his own style based on the fictitious Bydee People, and thus he is called the Bydeeman. Bydee is an acronym that means Bringing You Delightful Entertaining Experiences. His paintings are as colorful as they are happy. His art focuses on education, promotes diversity and positivity in general. He is an artist, poet and a motivational speaker. His paintings and murals adorn the walls of many schools, homes and businesses in Austin, and around the country. He has a BA in Sociology and Anthropology from Tougaloo College and a MA in Urban Studies from Trinity University.

Brian is a board member of the Pecan Street Association.

Brian can be contacted at 512-507-7877 or

Mural at Cunningham Elementary, Austin ISD
Lucas Quintana

Lucas Quintana

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MASTER CLASS: CUBAN MONTUNO & TUMBAO – Chachachá, Bolero, Son, Salsa and Merengue Piano

Lucas is a Cuban-American pianist, composer, producer and actor.  By fusing Caribbean and jazz styles with elements of classic pop, funk and old school hip hop, Lucas has created his own style of Latin fusion/hip hop.   

He studied jazz piano and Caribbean music at the Conservatorio de Música de Puerto Rico.  Lucas teaches piano at the Armstrong Community Music School and just released his album, “500 Grados,” which can be found on Spotify or Apple Music

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