jeNnifer Sullivan - The Texas songbird
Jen teaches Guitar, Piano, Singing, Songwriting & performing all ages, styles & levels....
Jennifer Sullivan is a published singer-songwriter, professional recording/performing artist, and multi-instrumentalist musician from Austin, TX. A self-taught pianist by age 6 and a guitarist by 13, she began taking private lessons at 18 to develop her voice and musicianship. Jennifer graduated on the Dean's List with Honors from The University of Texas in Austin, 2010. While attaining her Advertising degree, she gained an interest in jazz and blues and started a band. She studied under the legendary Clifford Antone, Debbie Beinhorn, and Suzi Stern, then moved to New York City to gain even more knowledge and experience. She began teaching private music lessons for Ivy Music School in Upper East Side and Upper West Side Manhattan while gigging and working part-time at The Village Vanguard. She put together a band and was one of the first artists ever selected to record for free at Converse Rubber Tracks Studio in Brooklyn. She released debut rock single, "Black Cat" (2013), and classic country inspired, Somethin' New (2014) - where she also plays the mandolin. She went on tour performing at major music festivals like SXSW and Bonnaroo, then relocated to Nashville, TN.
For the past several years, Jennifer has been making a living performing popular rock and country covers on Broadway while working hard to build an impressive music catalog of original material under her publishing company at SESAC, Inc. With "making a hit" as the goal, she teamed up with the best writers in Music City and has a new EP dropping this year that is a new, exciting musical direction for Jennifer Sullivan. Now back in Texas for good, Jennifer plans to promote her music while continuing teach, write, and perform in the Austin area. She is a member of Women In Music (WIM), NSAI (National Songwriters Association), Americana Music Association (AMA), and performs charities and benefit concerts for Women's, Veteran's, and Environmental causes. Jennifer Sullivan is proud to be a name that is used as an example of music business success in the book, "The Future of The Music Business" by Entertainment Lawyer, Steve Gordon (Hal Leonard, 4th ed. 2017). Jennifer enjoys the outdoors, antique shopping, her kitty, and teaching music. Call Jennifer Sullivan for piano, guitar, or voice lessons today!