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Levana Cohen

Applied Instructor of Clarinet

Phone: 206.794.1232

Email: levana.v.cohen@gmail.com

Website: www.levanaclarinet.com


D.M.A. Stony Brook University

M.M. Stony Brook University

B.M. Washington State University

Seattle born clarinetist Levana Cohen, is an avid performer and music educator. Levana's artistry, dedication, and professionalism garner her repeat guest performances with numerous orchestras and chamber groups both nationally and internationally.  These include several performances with the Tanglewood Festival Orchestra under the direction of James Levine and as a guest artist on the Stony Brook, University's faculty concert series sharing the stage with such artists as Frank Morelli, William Purvis, and Steven Taylor.

As a frequent artist-in-residence at the Banff Centre, Ms. Cohen has participated in both woodwind master-classes and orchestral training programs there.  She has also been a returning guest artist of the Emerson Quartet Chamber Music Festival (Stony Brook University) in featured performances of the Bartok Contrasts, the Brahms Clarinet Quintet, the Mozart Keglestatt Trio, and Messiaen's Quartet for the End of Time.

Currently, Levana performs with the Trio D'Amour Wind Trio, the Quinte Essencia Woodwind Quintet and as Associate Principle Clarinetist for the Oratorio Center of Queens. She can also be heard regularly in performance with North Shore Pro Musica and Stony Brook University's renowned Contemporary Chamber players.

Ms. Cohen holds both a Master of Music degree and Doctorate of Musical Arts degree from Stony Brook University. She teaches clarinet at Suffolk County Community College and operates her own teaching studio in Port Washington and Stony Brook, New York. 


Levana Cohen, clarinet