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Jeffrey Levin is a composer, sound designer, music director,  and instructor living in Chicago, Illinois. He graduated with a BM in music composition from Columbia College Chicago where he studied composition with Dr. Marcos Balter and Dr. Patricia Morehead, piano performance with Dennis Luxion, and conducting with Russel Vinnick. He completed a Masters of Music degree in composition at DePaul University under the direction of Dr. Seung-Ah Oh, Dr. Kurt Westerberg, and Dr. Christopher Wendell Jones. His music has been performed by musicians from ensemble dal niente, Gaudete Brass Quintet, International Contemporary Ensemble, Third Coast Percussion, Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestra, and more. For theater his original music, sound design, and music direction has been featured at several Chicago theaters including Profiles (Artistic Associate), Stage Left, Urban Theater Company, Collaboraction as well as for productions at Columbia College and McGill University. As a performer, he plays piano for various events and productions in Chicago. He also teaches music theory and composition at the Merit School of Music, DePaul University, and privately.

“The sound design and original music by Jeffrey Levin are just the icing on the cake.”

- Alan Bresloff,  Around Town Chicago

“Jeffrey Levin’s score of delicate incidental music, hinting at sunshine on the horizon, promises warmth for a chilly late-fall season.”

- Mary Shen Barnidge, Windy City Times

Music Director/Sound Designer/Pianist Jeffrey Levin works wonders with the cast and the large space.might think that breaking into song in a reality of crushing chaos wouldn’t work, but Levin makes it marvelous.”

- Venus Zarris, Chicago Stage Review