Dr. JoDee Davis - brass
Davis has presented recitals and master classes throughout the United States and has performed and given clinics at the International Trombone Festival, the American Trombone Workshop; the Midwest Clinic; and the Ohio, Texas, Kansas, Missouri, Iowa and Illinois Music Educators Conferences. She was a member of the highly acclaimed trombone quartet PRISMA, which performed at the first International Women’s Brass Conference in St. Louis, the Arizona Low Brass Symposium, and International Trombone Festivals in Cleveland, Minneapolis, Las Vegas, and Feldkirch, Germany. In 2011, Davis was an adjudicator in the prestigious Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition. In November 2013, she presented a recital and master classes at the Musik Staatliche Hochschule für Musik Trossingen. Davis is currently working on a recording project of new music for trombone and piano, with a grant from the University of Missouri Research Board. Her students hold positions in universities and public and private schools throughout the country. In 2015, she was awarded the UMKC Conservatory’s Muriel McBrien Kauffman Excellence in Teaching Award.
Davis holds the Doctor of Music degree from Indiana University, and the Masters in trombone performance and Bachelor of Music in music education from the University of Northern Iowa. Her solo recording In the Moment, is on the Albany Records label.