Artistic Director, VOX Femina Los Angeles
Nationally recognized for her excellence in choral conducting, Iris S. Levine is founder and artistic director of VOX Femina Los Angeles, L.A.’s premier women’s chorus. Dr. Levine has charted VOX Femina on an impressive journey, building its prominence in the choral community by way of numerous concerts and appearances at ACDA conventions, Chorus America conferences, and more. Under Dr. Levine’s artistic leadership, VOX Femina Los Angeles has commissioned more than 50 new works for women’s voices.
Dr. Levine is faculty emerita at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona where she served as Director of Choral Activities, Dean, Interim Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs. She is an active member of ACDA, with former leadership roles as state, regional, and national R&S chair for Women’s Choruses. She currently serves as the California Repertoire and Resources Chair for SSAA choirs.
Dr. Levine is the editor for the Iris S. Levine Treble Choral Series with Pavane Publishing. She authored the chapter on “Working with the Women’s Community Choir” in Conducting Women’s Choirs: Strategies for Success and she is a contributing author in Choral Reflections: Insights from American Choral Conductor-Teachers. Dr. Levine is highly sought as guest conductor, clinician, and adjudicator for choral festivals throughout the country.