Michael Davis

B.M. Saxophone Performance, University of Iowa

M.M. Saxophone Performance, University of North Texas

Michael Davis is a saxophonist who began his saxophone career at the University of Iowa. He graduated with a Bachelor of Music in Performance with high distinction under the direction of Dr. Kenneth Tse. After graduation, Michael participated in the Iowa Saxophonists’ Workshop Ensemble east Asia tour in July 2016. The ensemble performed multiple times in Hong Kong for the Hong Kong International Saxophone Symposium and in Chengdu, China, at the Sichuan Conservatory of Music.

Michael went on to study saxophone with Dr. Eric Nestler at the University of North Texas (UNT) where he completed his Master’s of Music in saxophone performance with a related field in music theory in 2017.

Currently, Michael is a DMA student and saxophone teaching fellow at UNT. He is doing his related field in performing arts health, conducting research on saxophone related occupational health problems.