Lana Crowster is a singer, songwriter, producer, band leader and music educator from Cape Town, South Africa. Lana started singing at the age of 2 and began her career in performance at the tender age of 6. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Music and a Postgraduate Diploma in Jazz Performance from The University of Cape Town, as well as a Master’s in Music Business from New York University. Lana’s versatility extends beyond academics: she’s been one of 150 songwriters invited to the Anti-Social Songwriters Camp 2023, she’s been a finalist on season one of The Voice South Africa; she’s performed at international festivals including Cape Town International Jazz Festival and HIFA Fest (Zimbabwe); she’s been a touring and session vocalist for numerous international performers and has been featured on several notable collaborations. In 2021, Lana was voted one of the Top 200 Young South Africans in Entertainment, Media and Arts. Her proudest achievement was founding The Lady Day Big Band – a 22 piece big band featuring an all-female line-up of musicians. Lana is a strong advocate for women in music and accessibility in education.