About Us

FiestaJAM on Lake Marble Falls is a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization whose goal is to raise funding to support and promote regional youth music education programs through a music festival showcasing the blossoming music and wine scenes in the Marble Falls and Burnet County areas of the Texas Hill Country. Proceeds from FiestaJAM currently providing support to the music education programs at the Marble Falls Independent School District and Harmony School of Creative Arts.

Marble Falls Independent School District educates more than 4,000 students from a 268-square-mile area. Music and arts are integral curriculum elements at every grade level.

Harmony School of Creative Arts, Marble Falls' non-profit community arts school, encourages self-expression via dance, music, theater and art classes and camp experiences for students of all ages.


FiestaJAM co-founders Robert Linder and john Arthur martinez (standing, from left) and board member Jeanne Emerson of Burnet County Tourism celebrate sealing their new production agreement with Elevated Minds, an entertainment event and multi-media production, recording and distribution company represented by Norman Lucas (seated). Elevated Minds, based in Austin and New Orleans, will produce the fourth annual FiestaJAM on Lake Marble Falls, set for Oct. 20-22, 2017. The company also owns and operates Brass Hall and books performers at Uptown Sound Studio, both in Marble Falls. CREDIT: Photo by Jared Fields, 101highlandlakes.com

FiestaJAM co-founders are Grammy-nominated music producer and conductor Robert Linder and award-winning country singer-songwriter john Arthur martinez.

Board and FiestaJAM Committee members:

  • Norman Lucas, Elevated Minds
  • Tim Stallard, Prolink Live
  • Rick Naber, Flat Creek Estate Winery
  • Robert Moss, City of Marble Falls Parks Director
  • Al Priest, Al Priest Sound
  • Barbara Bend, music educator
  • Dr. Ross Chandler, pastor, First Baptist Church of Marble Falls
  • Jeanne Emerson, Burnet County Tourism
  • Patti Zinsmeter, Marble Falls/Lake LBJ Chamber of Commerce Director
  • Jared Fields, 101Highlandlakes.com
  • Bill Rives, MFISD, Fall Creek, Rotary