"Mr. Michael" Levine is the co-founder of The Learning Groove music & movement company. Created by Michael & author Eric Litwin, The Learning Groove has 6 CDs of interactive children's songs & stories, as well as a preschool music curriculum, online teacher training and a parent & child music class program used around the world.
He also is the music producer of the NY Times bestselling Pete The Cat picture books by Eric Litwin and James Dean, as well as the new Nut Family books by Eric & Scott Magoon and the Groovy Joe books by Eric & Tom Lichtenheld. He regularly performs interactive stories & songs at concerts, workshops & keynotes throughout the nation, demonstrating how awesome interactivity can be for inspiring children to learn, while wowing his audience with his music production gadgetry and guitar.
As a singer-songwriter, he has won many awards and has opened for such acts as Dave Matthews Band, Counting Crows, Live, Joe Walsh, and many more. His songs "Gravity," "Over My Head" and "Breakdown" received extensive radio airplay. Michael has released 4 singer-songwriter CDs.
In late 2010, Michael joined with singer & pianist Bonnie Puckett (now Bonnie Levine!) to form the duo Sunmoon Pie. Together, they lead meditative Hebrew kirtan chanting and alternative Shabbat prayer services.
Michael's mission is to inspire people of all ages while exploring many musical art forms. Be inspired!