Josh Levine is beginning his third year of teaching at Spring High School. Josh is the primary director of the A Cappella Women and Concert Women. In spring 2015, Josh graduated summa cum laude from the University of Houston with a bachelor’s degree in music education. At UH, he was a section leader in the school’s premiere vocal ensemble, was active in student-led ensembles, and sang multiple roles with the Moores Opera Center. As a member and section leader of the university’s Concert Chorale, he performed as a backup singer for Josh Groban. He also traveled with the choir to Germany in 2013 and 2015, where both times the choir took first place in major international choral competitions.
In 2014, Josh was the director of a group called Ardore, a student-founded, multi-conductor ensemble where singers give their fellow classmates the opportunity to gain valuable conducting experience. As director, Josh brought in clinicians, organized outreach performances, and inaugurated a successful choral composition contest. Josh also sang in Men of Moores, UH’s male pop a cappella group.
Josh studied conducting and music education with Drs. Betsy Cook Weber, Jeb Mueller, Charles Hausmann, Julie Kastner and Mr. Franz Krager. He studied voice with Dr. Timothy Jones and Mr. Joseph Rawley. A recipient of scholarships from TMEA, Josh is a member of TMEA, TCDA, ACDA, and Pi Kappa Lambda. Josh lives in Houston, where he is also a member of the Bach Choir of Houston and is an active in synagogue and church music in the area.