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Rhythm of the Arts

Producer   Agent   Consultant

Rhythm of the Arts was founded in 2005 in NYC to provide a platform for culturally specific performing arts companies to reach greater audiences.  We celebrate authentic storytelling, multi-disciplinary and cross-cultural collaborations, and live music.  We value the strong connections between artists and audiences and strive to create experiences that bring us together in community.

Rhythm of the Arts is a full-service production company and agency for our artists. 

We also provide consulting services for artists, cultural institutions, and performing arts centers.  


Meet the Team

Putting this crazy world in context is a full time job.

Peter Bogdanos

Executive Producer

Professional musician turned producer, Peter's expertise in the studio and on the road with acts ranging from scrappy world music bands to established jazz & rock bands, to Motown R&B groups, to Grammy award winners, informs his every decision and valued relationship. He is a champion for arts in education and is a dedicated teaching artist and performer of traditional Mexican music and flamenco. Peter's personal mission is to contextualize cultural content to enrich audience’s lives.

Leah Keith

Artistic Producer/Agent

Performing arts professional with a 20-year history spanning artist/tour management and booking, marketing and fundraising, outreach, and performance, Leah's approach balances the artist's process with the needs of any performance or non-traditional venue. Proudly Latina, she is committed to elevating BIPOC voices on stage and connecting with new audiences and communities. Leah serves on the board of NAPAMA, on the Conexiones committee of WAA, and on the Alumni board of Brooklyn College MFA Performing Arts Managers. She is a member of the third APAP Leadership cohort.

Steven Palacio


As a bassoonist, arts administrator, and consultant, Steven is a catalyst for new, exciting ventures. Dedicated to arts advocacy and education, Steven is especially interested in the potential for unconventional artist collaborations and innovations in tech. He specializes in artist booking, arts education, programming, and marketing. Steven serves as adjunct woodwinds faculty at Fordham University and is a member of the American Federation of Musicians.




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