Rob Levit, an acclaimed musician and artist, has created award-winning innovative "Life-Skills Through The Arts" programs for hundreds of at-risk youth and adults. He is currently Executive Director of Creating Communities and the first Artist-In-Residence at Hospice of the Chesapeake, where he created and infused healing activities for the well-being of staff, families and patients.
Rob is a 2013 Innovator of the Year from the Maryland Daily Record, 2012 Mentor of the Year for Anne Arundel County, 2011 recipient of the Martin Luther King Peacemaker Award, 2010 Rotary Club Service Above Self Award and was recently a Top 5 national finalist for the Energizer Keep Going Hall of Fame for community service.
In 2006, he was a Fellow at UCLA's Center for Intercultural Performance working and collaborating with artists from around the world. Levit has also completed an acclaimed CD, Songs of Healing, for Hospice of the Chesapeake designed to give comfort to patients, workers and family in hospice care and it has since been distributed to over 1500 people.
"Diverse forms of artistic expression and originality, the mark of a true multi-dimensional artist, have always distinguished the work of Levit."
“Levit's a fabulous guitarist and it is his guitar that sparkles at the center of things.”
"Rob is a person of enormous energy and vision. His work as a resident artist, teacher, mentor, and arts facilitator iskey to his own mission as a person and creative artist."
Judy Mitoma, UCLA Center for Intercultural Performance