ISB 2023 Convention Presenter — Joshua Davis

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Name: Joshua Davis
Presentation Date: Friday, June 9, 2023 3:00 PM
Presentation Venue: Arthur Miller Theatre
Presentation Title: Vardan Ovsepian Group in Concert
Presented / Performed Previous ISB Convention? Yes
Type of Presentation: Recital
Genre: Adult Learners, Professional-in-Training, Young Learners, Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, Accessibility (IDEA), Improvisation, Jazz - with other collaborators, New Music, Other

Joshua Davis was appoinited as the Director of Jazz Studies in Fall 2022. Dr. Davis joined the Penn State music faculty in 2018 as a lecturer teaching classical and jazz double bass and ensembles. Prior to his appointment, he was the Director of Jazz Studies at Susquehanna University (2006–2018) and at Towson University (2002–06). Before Towson, he was an awarded leader of curriculum development at Berklee College of Music where, as one of the youngest faculty members, he taught for six years.

Internationally-acclaimed performances include concerts at the Kennedy Center, Carnegie Hall, the National Concert Hall in Taiwan, Lincoln Center, Meyerhoff, the Blue Note Jakarta, Bimhuis Amsterdam, and Strathmore Hall. Internationally-recognized performances include televised concerts in Turkey with Randy Brecker, Sean Rickman, and Timucin Sahin, a U.S. Dept. of State-sponsored Armenia concert with Jerry Bergonzi and Vardan Ovsepian, and numerous other concerts with The Ritz, the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, The Four Freshmen, Tim Miller, Ben Monder, Peter Erskine, Mark Ferber, Jordan Perlson, Sean Rickman, Marcello Pellitteri, Dan Weiss, Ted Poor, Ari Hoenig, Ole Mathisen, Jerry Bergonzi, Donny McCaslin, Taylor Haskins, Dave Ballou, Greg Hopkins, JD Walter, and many others.

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