About Rachel Levitin
Rachel Levitin is a one-woman, blues guitar playing, singer-songwriter who's been penning songs to paper for a decade. Known for her soulful vocal melodies, stop-and-go strumming style,and ability to improvise a completely rockin' whistle solo, this 4 foot 9 & 1/2 inch powerhouse is a musical force to be reckoned with.
Levitin has played multiple Boston, Michigan, Chicago and DC venues, including: The Berklee College of Music, Newberry St. curbsides, Corson Auditorium (Interlochen), Kresge Auditorium, (Interlochen) The Chicago Historical Society (now The Chicago History Museum), The Old Town School of Folk Music (Lincoln Ave and Armitage locations), No Exit Cafe - Chicago, Pick a Cup Cafe - Chicago, The Red & The Black Bar (DC), Chief Ike's Mambo Room, the DC Shorts Film Festival VIP Reception @ The Gibson Guitar Show Room, The American University, HR-57, Tabaq Bistro, and The Boiler Room/Station9 on U St. to name a few.
Levitin also enjoys playing jazz trumpet in big band and combo settings and has been doing so since the age of 9. She has studied under the guidance of her late-uncle Tim Hurley, Michael Teolis of The Latin School of Chicago, Amy McCabe of "The President's Own" Marine Band, Prof. Michael Davison of the University of Richmond/Interlochen Arts Camp, and Prof. William E. Smith & Prof. Fernando Benadon of The American University.