Our Team!

Along with our very important artistic committee, the folks on this page make the Soirée magic happen year-after-year!
Mike Holzer

Mike Holzer

Festival Director

Mike Holzer is a serial hobbyist who came down with a terrible case of UAS. Mike has been playing since 2012 and is both the Festival Director of the Allegheny Ukulele Soiree and the "chief uke evangelist" of the Allegheny Ukulele Kollective. Mike has taught basic ukulele skills to hundreds of people over the years.

Louise Troxell

Louise Troxell

Musical Director

This is Louise's bio. She is our musical director and jam leader. She compiles the songbooks and helps to arrange the schedule for the soiree. She also does some of the catering coordinating. 

Kristi Myers

Kristi Myers

Registration Desk & Copywriter

Kristi is a ukulele hoarder and collector. She loves cats, photography, and lots of other things. This is a small bio, but it should be a little longer. I think we need 3-5 sentences, tops. 

Rachel Beall

Rachel Beall

Artistic Committee

That's Beall, pronounced Bell. She's helps with some of the artistic duties and is just an all-around big help. Part of the artistic committee. 

Adam Beiswecker

Adam Beiswecker

Stage Hand & Registraton Desk

Adam has decades of experience in stage hand work in the theatre, and brings expert knowledge to the setup and day-to-day runnings of the festival!