Fredonia music alumnus, Alex Davis ('13), returns to campus for a 3-day residency. Davis will discuss his experiences as a professional chamber and orchestral musician.
Alexander Davis is a New York City based freelance bassoonist who has performed with orchestras and series such as Detroit Symphony Orchestra, Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, Princeton Symphony Orchestra, Erie Philharmonic, CityMusic Cleveland, Symphony in C, New York Symphonic Ensemble, The Songwriters Orchestra, Rob Kapilow's "What Makes Music Great", Bach and Beyond Festival, and Western New York Chamber Orchestra. Alexander has performed with many influential chamber artists including Carol Wincenc, Frank Morelli, Stephen Taylor, William Purvis, WindScape, and the Imani Winds. He has performed in summer festivals such as Tanglewood, Banff Music Festival, Norfolk Chamber Music Festival, American Wind Symphony Orchestra, and Imani Winds Chamber Music Festival. Aside from performing, Alexander is a teaching artist at the Park Avenue Armory in NYC.
Alexander holds a Bachelor's Degree in Music Education and Performance from SUNY Fredonia, a Masters in Performance from Stony Brook University, a Performers Certificate in Orchestral Performance from Manhattan School of Music and is currently pursuing a Doctorate of Music at Stony Brook University. He studied with bassoonists Abraham Weiss, Laura Koepke, Frank Morelli, Bob Williams, and Michael Ma.
Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at 8:00pm to 9:30pm
Mason Hall 1080, Rehearsal Room
Mason Hall, Fredonia, NY 14063