Meet the Team

 

Peter Bogdanos

Founder & 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. He founded Rhythm of the Arts LLC in 2005 to provide a platform for culturally specific music and dance projects.

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. Prior to developing the management and producing branch of Rhythm of the Arts, Leah worked as an agent & manager for Columbia Artists and Opus 3 Artists.  She serves on the board of NAPAMA, the Conexiones committee of Western Arts Alliance, and the Alumni Board of Brooklyn College MFA Performing Arts Management. Leah is a member of the third APAP Leadership cohort and has her Masters of Fine Arts in Performing Arts Management from Brooklyn College, for which she is also an adjunct professor.

Steven Palacio

Agent

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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