OIERPOffice of Institutional Effectiveness, Research, and Planning
Dr. Trevor Davis
Assistant Professor, Single Reeds; Director of Jazz Activities
Department: School of Music
Office: BB 201
Address: P.O. Box 3144
Ruston, LA 71272
Multi-instrumentalist Trevor Davis has performed in nearly 110 cities across the United States as a member of two national touring shows. Trevor has performed on clarinet and bass clarinet with the Greensboro Symphony Orchestra and the Winston-Salem Symphony and saxophone with the Fort Wayne Philharmonic and the Lafayette Symphony (IN). He also has performed in several of the saxophone seats in jazz ensembles with the Tony Gairo – Gary Rissmiller Jazz Orchestra, the Al Cobine Big Band, and the Buselli – Wallarab Jazz Orchestra. As a doubler on clarinets, flute, piccolo, and all the saxophones, he has played in pits for productions such as A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, West Side Story, and the national tours of The Wizard of Oz and A Chorus Line. Originally from Delaware, Trevor has a BA in Music from Kutztown University, a MM in Jazz Studies from Indiana University, and a MM in Multiple Woodwinds from UNC Greensboro. He continued at UNC-G and completed the DMA in Clarinet Performance where he studied with Anthony Taylor. Other former teachers include Kelly Burke, Jeremy Justeson, Tom Walsh, and James Campbell. Trevor joined the music faculty at Louisiana Tech University in the Fall of 2016 as Assistant Professor of Single Reeds and the Jazz Ensemble. He serves as the Faculty Sponsor for Kappa Kappa Psi, Sigma Alpha Iota, and Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia. In Louisiana, he is a performer with the New Music on the Bayou summer music festival, and is a member of both the Russ-Town Band, and the NELA Clarinet Choir.