Composer and teaching artist Daniel Levy’s unique creative perspective and musical insight have energized workshops and classes for pre-K–12, college, and graduate students, and faculty and administrators in the NYC area since 1988, in association with Lincoln Center Institute for the Arts in Education, the Weill Music Institute, the 92nd Street Y, the Harmony Program (El Sistema in America), Symphony Space, New Jersey Performing Arts Center, The Philadelphia Orchestra, Musicians for Harmony, Young Audiences New York, and the Park Avenue Armory. His dynamic classroom presence and ability to collaborate with classroom teachers have made him one of New York’s favorite teaching artists.

Mr. Levy’s music for theater includes scores for more than 40 NYC and regional productions with Manhattan Ensemble Theater, La MaMa, Dance Theater Workshop, HERE Arts Center, BAX, New Dramatists, Cucaracha, the York Theater, Shakespeare & Co., Orlando Shakespeare Festival, Imagination Stage, Juilliard, and Fordham University Lincoln Center. His opera The Singing won the prestigious Richard Rodgers Award in 1999. His recent full-length work includes Laughing Pictures – A Hollywood Odyssey (a rock/R&B musical) and The Martian Chronicles (a music theater piece for puppets and actors). Mr. Levy's music has received support from the Richard Rodgers Foundation, Loewe Foundation, Henson Foundation, Harburg Foundation, The Hermitage, Jerome Foundation, New Dramatists, Goethe Institute, Vanden Heuvel Foundation, and Meet the Composer. Mr. Levy holds a bachelor’s degree from Miami University in Music Composition and a master’s degree from NYU/Tisch in Musical Theater Writing.