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Elise Levin, Events

Elise is a singer, songwriter and activist. She leads SRI events aimed at creating awareness and educating about the plight of sharks. The daughter of renowned shark photographer Wayne Levin, she is a strong advocate of shark conservation. Born and raised in Hawaii, Elise studied music at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, then moved to New York City in 2012 and formed the band Fine Life, now one of the hottest new bands on the New York scene.

In 2018, her band Fine Life hosted a benefit concert for SRI at The Well in Brooklyn featuring up-and-coming new bands, visual artists and a highly successful art auction, now to be an annual event. Her album Noelani is available on Amazon. Soon to be released is Fine Life's music video Spiraling Down, about the brutality of shark finning.