Jeffrey-TribbleJeffery Tribble, Jr.

Jeffery has served as the President and CEO of Levine Music since 2021. With six campuses across DC, Maryland, and Virginia and through community programming throughout the DC area, Levine Music offers opportunities for everyone to discover how music can provide purpose, elevate, and heal. Under Jeffery’s leadership, Levine forged important new partnerships, including through the DC government’s Out of School Time program, which supported record-breaking summer camp enrollment at Levine’s campus at THEARC in Southeast DC in 2023. In his second year as CEO, Jeffery stewarded the acquisition of Artivate, a 25-year-old organization with a legacy of providing offsite programming across the region, underscoring Levine’s commitment to supporting access to diverse artistic experiences beyond the walls of its campuses. Jeffery’s tenure has also seen the implementation of a landmark faculty compensation initiative, a major investment in the artists who realize Levine’s mission every day. In 2024, Jeffery and Levine’s leadership unveiled a new strategic plan, Inspire 50, which will see the organization through its 50th anniversary and lay the groundwork for another half-century and more of inspiring the National Capital Region to sing, play, and love music.

After graduating magna cum laude from Howard University, Jeffery was accepted to The George Washington University Law School, where he received his Juris Doctorate in 2011. While in law school, Jeffery founded The MusicianShip, a nonprofit organization that facilitates music lessons, experiences, and opportunities to benefit those who need it most. Under Jeffery’s direction as CEO, The MusicianShip grew from serving two students in 2009 to nearly 2,000 in 2021 and acquired the Washington Youth Choir, the Washington Area Music Association, and the DC Funk Parade. At The MusicianShip, Jeffery garnered support from companies such as Google, Marriott, Delta Airlines, Wells Fargo, Uber, Dropbox, and Hard Rock Cafe International, with whom The MusicianShip partnered to offer master classes for youth in South Africa, France, and the Caribbean.

For seven years, Jeffery helped steward an Inc Fast 5000 technology company from $4M to $36M annually, overseeing contracts of $150M+, and credits much of this private sector experience for his management and strategy success. He has won numerous civic awards, including the 2022 Mayor’s Arts Award for Excellence in Visionary Leadership, and was named Empathetic Leader by Black Enterprise Magazine. Other notable achievements include Jeffery completing a Nonprofit Executive Leadership Program at Georgetown University, being the Chief Strategist for internationally renowned recording artist Jeremih, and being a Business Strategist for Pro-Bowl NFL Cornerback Josh Norman. Jeffery currently sits on the Board of Directors for the Joshua M. Freeman Foundation. He is an Honorary Trustee for the Washington National Opera and is a Board Co-Chair for Equity Arc, a national organization that levels the playing field for BIPOC classical musicians. Additionally, he is a member of Leadership Greater Washington’s Signature Class of 2023. Jeffery and his wife have a four-year-old son. Jeffery loves to travel and has visited 38 countries across six continents.