B.Mus. Voice; Manhattanville College
M.M. Opera; The Hartt School
Jeanine’s performing experience spans concert and oratorio, opera, musical theatre and cabaret. Musical theatre experience includes Mrs. Nordstrom in A Little Night Music at CW Post Tilles Center, She Loves Me at the Opera Ensemble of New York (conducted by Jonathan Tunick), Anna Held in Tintypes, Elsa in The Sound of Music, and a featured performer in Fascinating Gershwin (national tour).
Concert credits include CAMI Hall, Walter Reade Theatre, Wave Hill, Trinity Church, the Bruno Walter Auditorium in New York, as well as featured soloist with the International Institute for Chamber Music.
Her operatic roles include Cleopatra in Giulio Cesare, Gretel in Hansel and Gretel, Baby Doe in The Ballade of Baby Doe and Susanna in Le Nozze di Figaro, with the Brooklyn Opera Ensemble, and the Opera Ensemble of New York.
Her work in higher education began in 2001 as a Professor at the Savannah College of Art and Design, developing a new musical theatre program and ultimately becoming Chair of the Media and Performing Arts Dept. She has been on faculty and/or administrative positons at Molloy College, Manhattanville College and Adelphi University. Summers have been spent in Colorado, teaching musical theatre and voice at the prestigious Perry-Mansfield Performing Arts School in Steamboat Springs. Jeanine has performed in their New Noises Festival working on new play development with such musical theatre luminaries as Stephen Schwartz, Peter Flynn, Cheryl Coons, Stephen Weiner and Glenn Slater, as well as playwright Dana Yeaton. Jeanine has performed in cabaret with pianist/arranger and husband Andrew Levine and served as vocal coach for several cabaret artists including Mary Ann Franks’s acclaimed Spinning. She is adept at teaching all vocal styles and continues to develop professionally both as an artist and educator, attending various workshops and master classes year-round.