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Louis Levitt

  

As the double bassist of Sybarite5, Louis Levitt recently became the first double bassist to win the Concert Artist Guild Competition. Since then, he has performed with Sybarite5 in hundreds of concerts across the nation recently including Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, the Library of Congress, and the Aspen Music Festival. Internationally, he has appeared at the New Docta International Music Festival in Argentina, Tuckamore Chamber Music Festival in Newfoundland Canada, Osaka Festa, in Japan, and at the Forum in St. Thomas Virgin Islands. His debut EP with Sybarite5 cracked the top ten on the Billboard charts, and their follow up LP Everything In Its Right Place was released at Carnegie Hall to crictical acclaim.

In addition to performing with Sybarite5, Louis Levitt is currently an Artistic Director of Forward Festival, the world’s first portable chamber music festival. He is also in demand as a soloist and lecturer. He has given masterclasses around the USA from Penn State to Fairbanks AK, has been on the faculty of the Rochester Double Bass retreat, and has spoken on the art of engagement at the APAP arts conference and the Curtis Institute, New England Conservatory & Mannes School.