Berklee Today

Cohen and Levisohn Appointed Trustees



Andrew Cohen
Photo by Bob Kramer

Berklee College of Music Board of Trustees Chair Allan T. McLean recently announced the appointments of Andrew Cohen and Marc Levisohn as members of Berklee's board of trustees.

Since 1982,Cohen has led his own firm, Andrew Cohen Architects AIA and also serves as a professor of architecture at Roger Williams University in Bristol, Rhode Island.
An established professional, Cohen has designed or renovated numerous offices, conference centers, shops, restaurants, hotels, and apartment complexes in the Boston area. Cohen holds a master's degree in architecture from Harvard's Graduate Design School, and a Bachelor's degree in Architecture from the Cornell College of Architecture, Art and Planning.

A jazz connoisseur, Cohen was formerly a foreign correspondent for the Italian jazz magazine Gong in the 1970s and has been a strong Berklee advocate for years.
After his appointment, Cohen stated, "I look forward to working with the administration, faculty, and students at Berklee, to contribute in any way I can, not only to keep Berklee as the pre-eminent college that it is, but, if possible, to make it better."



Marc Levisohn

Photo by Justin Knight

Marc Levisohn also was appointed to the board of trustees. A 1991
graduate of Berklee's Music Production and Engineering program,
Levisohn works as a sound designer for Hum Music and Sound Design
in Santa Monica, California.

In 1992, Levisohn began collaborating with Jeff Koz of Hum Music and Sound Design, and was hired by the company shortly thereafter. During his 10 years with Hum, Levisohn has become one of the advertising industry's top sound designers and has completed more than 500 commercials for such companies as Apple, Nike, Gatorade, BMW, GEICO, Sun Microsystems, Microsoft and others. He also has contributed to two films.
Levisohn's work has netted him numerous industry awards including the Clio, ADDY, and AICP awards.

Born in Johannesburg, South Africa, Levisohn, a trumpeter, is the son of renowned show business performer Bill Levisohn.