Violist MICHAEL DAVIS enjoys a varied career as a chamber musician and orchestral player. A founding member of Shattered Glass, a conductor-less string ensemble based in New York City, Michael has performed at prestigious institutions including Schneider Concerts at The New School for Music, Carnegie Hall, Princeton University, SphinxConnect Artist Showcase, and as a guest artist at Kneisel Hall Chamber Music Festival. Michael has performed chamber music throughout South Korea with the New York in Chuncheon Festival, and appears frequently with the Grammy Award-winning Pedro Giraudo Tango Ensemble. He also performs regularly with the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra and the New York City Ballet Orchestra.
Michael completed his undergraduate degree as a full scholarship student of Michael Klotz at the Florida International University Wertheim School of Music (Miami, FL), and his graduate degrees as a student of 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. He is also a former Tanglewood Music Center Fellow and an alumnus of the Pacific Music Festival.