music education

James Levine: The Life In Music

Levine on Conducting

In this outtake from James Levine: America’s Maestro, James Levine gives an explanation of his unique approach to conducting an orchestra – how he believes in being a “teacher conductor.”

James Levine: The Life In Music

Levine on his Childhood

In this outtake from James Levine: America’s Maestro, James Levine remembers growing up with a father who led a dance band that broadcast from the Beverly Wilshire Hotel and recalls his first piano lessons.

James Levine: The Life In Music

James Levine Instructs Ed Parks on his Figaro

In this outtake from James Levine: America’s Maestro, Levine instructs Ed Parks on how to be an Italian operatic Figaro, teaching him how to make the music his own.