renee-olsteadShe’s acted in movies alongside Jennifer Garner and Russell Crowe, and she’s now making a splash on the music scene. ET’s with Renee Olstead as the 19-year-old jazz-pop artist gets a dress fitting for her gala performance!

Last Thursday in New York, Renee performed at a benefit gala for amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research. The night’s honorees included Liza Minnelli and fashion designer Donna Karan, the creator of the DKNY clothing label.

Click the video for more with Renee, whose new album Skylark is out now. Skylark features Renee’s modern spin on classic songs made famous by artists such as Billie Holiday, Nina Simone, Ray Charles and Nat King Cole — plus, the album includes three original tunes by the talented young artist.