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Violist Michael Davis enjoys a varied career as a chamber musician and orchestral player. Michael is a member of the Princeton Symphony Orchestra and regularly performs with the New York City Ballet Orchestra, the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra, and NOVUS NYC. Internationally he has performed throughout Korea as a member of the New York in Chuncheon Festival since 2013, in recognition of which he was named an Honorary Cultural Ambassador. Michael has also taught and performed as a faculty member of the Alfredo Saint Malo Festival in Panama, and with the National Symphony of the Dominican Republic.

Michael has appeared in diverse settings including Carnegie Hall, Radio City Music Hall with Hans Zimmer, Madison Square Garden with The Who, and at the Jazz Gallery with the Pedro Giraudo Tango Septet. He was a founding member of the conductorless string orchestra Shattered Glass, which has been featured as Guest Artists

at Kneisel Hall Chamber Music Festival and performed at Carnegie Hall in Stern Auditorium and Zankel Hall, Schneider Concerts at The New School for Music, Princeton Sound Kitchen at Princeton University, and the SphinxConnect Artist Showcase.

Michael completed his graduate studies with Karen Dreyfus and Irene Breslaw at the Manhattan School of Music Orchestral Performance Program where he was a recipient of the Charles Grossman Memorial Endowment Scholarship, and was an undergraduate student of Michael Klotz at the Florida International University Wertheim School of Music. He is also a former Tanglewood Music Center Fellow and an alumnus of the Pacific Music Festival.

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