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Clifton Davis
Doctor of Arts candidate in Choral Conducting
Conductor of University Choral Union

Clifton Davis has served as adjunct faculty at both Ball State and Taylor Universities since 2013. His graduate assistantships at Ball State University included directing the University Chorale Union and teaching Aural Skills.  In addition to accompanying soloists and groups in a wide variety of styles, he has served as repetiteur for Taylor University's opera and musical productions including Menotti's Amahl and the Night Visitors and Porter's Kiss Me Kate.  He has served churches in Pennsylvania, Kentucky, Connecticut, and Indiana in various worship leading roles.  His writings and music have been published Lifeway Music and Urban Ministries.

His doctoral dissertation covers original research about the best practices in group creativity in the choral setting.  His Master of Divinity in Church Music degree is from Southern Seminary and he earned a Bachelor of Civil Engineering from Villanova University.  Previous teaching positions include the Suzuki School of Music of Westport (CT) and the Partners for Music program of Valparaiso University (IN).  As a conductor, vocalist, and instrumentalist he has performed from South America to Singapore.  He is a devoted husband and father to three children.