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COVID-19 Safety

COVID-19 Safety

Update: September 1, 2022 As of September 1, 2022, Levine Music no longer requires proof of COVID-19 vaccination in order to attend in-person lessons, classes, or performances at our campuses. All of Levine’s COVID-19 safety protocols are made in consultation with our...
What is chamber music?

What is chamber music?

Chamber music refers to “a form of classical music that is composed for a small group of instruments—traditionally a group that could fit in a palace chamber or a large room.” Pieces generally include a small number of performers, with each performer playing a unique...
Holiday Music Around the World

Holiday Music Around the World

Holiday Music Around the World It’s the holiday season! There’s a rich diversity of celebrations happening around the globe during this season—far too many for us to cover completely here. We encourage you to investigate cultural traditions further if you’re...
Remembering Charles Williams

Remembering Charles Williams

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Charles Williams, beloved friend, mentor, and longtime Levine faculty member. It is no exaggeration to say that Charles was the heart and soul of Levine throughout his long tenure. For nearly 40 years, Charles...
Levine Welcomes Orriel Richardson to the Board of Trustees

Levine Welcomes Orriel Richardson to the Board of Trustees

Levine is thrilled to welcome health care policy expert Orriel Richardson, Esq., MPH to our Board of Trustees! Richardson currently serves as the Vice President of Health Equity and Policy at Morgan and is a licensed attorney in both Maryland and Washington, DC....
The Neuroscience of Music

The Neuroscience of Music

Music has a bewitching power when it comes to our thoughts and emotions. If you’ve ever cried to a sad song, hidden beneath blankets under the influence of scary music from a horror film, or swelled with a sense of heroism on hearing a rousing tune, you’ll agree....
A Brief History of Jazz

A Brief History of Jazz

“Jazz is messy,” historian Ted Gioia told NPR after the release of the third edition of his book, The History of Jazz. “The trends are complex and often go back and forth in surprising ways. Even in the midst of writing a history of jazz, I wanted to make sure people...
Coming Home: Spotlight on Adult Musicians featuring David Jones 

Coming Home: Spotlight on Adult Musicians featuring David Jones 

Did you know that a third of students at Levine are adult learners? Our adult musicians discover that music provides a focused, reflective space and the opportunity for greater community connection. The voices of our adult musicians are thoughtful, inspiring, and...
Levine CEO Receives Mayor’s Arts Award for Visionary Leadership

Levine CEO Receives Mayor’s Arts Award for Visionary Leadership

Levine Music’s President and CEO Jeffery Tribble, Jr. took home the Award for Excellence in Visionary Leadership at the 37th Annual Mayor’s Arts Awards: “A Night of DC Stars,” held on September 13, 2022, at the Capital Turnaround. Tribble was among 14 award winners...
Levine Alumna Pallavi Mahidhara returns as Artist in Residence

Levine Alumna Pallavi Mahidhara returns as Artist in Residence

Globally renowned Indian-American pianist and Levine Music alumna Pallavi Mahidhara joins Levine’s Honors program as the first-ever Artist in Residence. Pallavi will work with the students in the 2022-23 Honors cohort and provide artistic mentorship during a series of...