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Christopher Davis

Christopher Davis's Biography

Christopher Davis is the Assistant Professor of Percussion and Director of Athletic Bands at North Greenville University in Tigerville, South Carolina. At NGU, he teaches applied percussion, directs the NGU Percussion Ensemble, and directs the NGU Marching Crusaders and the basketball pep band. In addition to his responsibilities at NGU, Christopher teaches private percussion lessons to all ages and presents clinics and master classes around the state of South Carolina, including at the 2012 South Carolina Day of Percussion.

Christopher has performed with numerous regional orchestras and currently performs with the Hendersonville Symphony Orchestra and the Greenville Symphony Orchestra. He has had the honor of performing at conferences for the Ohio Music Educators Association (OMEA), the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association (PMEA) and at the Percussive Arts Society International Convention (PASIC) as a member of the Capital University Wind Ensemble and Jazz Band, the Glassmen Drum & Bugle Corps, and the IUP Percussion Ensemble. At PASIC 2011, Christopher performed Christopher Deane's Mourning Dove Sonnet as a part of the 50th Anniversary Celebration.

Christopher holds a Doctor of Musical Arts degree in percussion performance from the University of South Carolina. He received a Bachelor of Music degree in music performance from Capital University and a Master of Arts degree in percussion performance from Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Christopher has studied with Eric Paton, Jim Ed Cobbs, Robert Breithaupt, Gary Olmstead, Michael Kingan, and Scott Herring. Christopher is a Yamaha Performing Artist and an endorser for Innovative Percussion mallets and sticks.

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