Levi Schechtmann is a classical pianist from Hamburg/Germany who's been making waves across the internet, especially with his unique blend of classical music and Hip-Hop. The 23-year-old Pianoartist who's currently studying at Hamburg’s prestigious "Hochschule für Musik und Theater", layers his grand piano improvisations atop slick, undulating trap beats, seamlessly binding the two contrasting genres. With more than 100.000 followers on Instagram alone, Levi.Sct’s rule-breaking approach is one that’s resonating with younger generations that haven’t felt represented by the historic style of music. Here, he breaks down how his love of classical music has informed his modern experiments with hip-hop, and vice versa. ” - Rachel Grace Almeida