WEEHAWKEN, N.J. — William and Marcia Russell of Keeseville announce the engagement of their son, Matthew James Russell to Joanna Massler Levin, daughter of Michael and Ina Levin of Long Beach, Calif., on Sept. 29, 2013.
Joanna M. Levin is a graduate of the University of California at Santa Barbara with a bachelor's degree of music in voice performance. She is a singer in New York City.
Matthew J. Russell is a graduate of the Crane School of Music at SUNY Potsdam with a bachelor's degree in music education, and Western Michigan University with a master's degree of music in piano performance. He is a freelance musician and music teacher in New York City.
The couple reside in Weehawken, N.J., and plan to celebrate their wedding in Long Beach, Calif., on July 6, 2014.