Celebrating 63 Years of Inspired Music Making!

June 22 – July 27, 2024

Christopher Davis

CHRISTOPHER DAVIS (bass trombone) has been an in-demand orchestral player for over a decade, having performed and/or recorded with orchestras in Buffalo, Cincinnati, Chicago, Cleveland, Colorado, Detroit, Minnesota, Pittsburgh, Utah, and St. Paul. Internationally, he has performed with ensembles throughout Switzerland in St. Gallen, Bern, and with the Swiss Orchestra. He has also been a guest musician with the Swedish Radio Orchestra in Stockholm, Sweden. 

Davis has been affiliated with Northwestern University where he taught undergraduate and graduate trombone student and coached chamber music. As director of the Northwestern University Trombone Choir, his ensemble won the 2017 Emory Remington Trombone Choir Competition. Davis’s chamber ensembles have also won first prize at the International Trombone Association Trombone Quartet Competition in 2018 and 2022.

Davis has presented masterclasses and recitals nationally and internationally at the Isla Verde Bronces Brass Festival (Argentina), Texas State University-San Marcos, Western Carolina University, Michigan State University, Texas Christian University, University of Arkansas, Eastern Illinois University, Snow College, and Illinois Wesleyan University. 

Davis received his Bachelor of Music from Illinois Wesleyan University and his Master of Music and Pedagogy from Northwestern University where he studied with Dr. Thomas Streeter, Michael Mulcahy, Charles Vernon, and Randall Hawes.