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                                                                  C H R I S S I E   L.   D A V I S



education                          Doctor of Musical Arts, Flute Performance and Pedagogy,

                                            University of Southern Mississippi

                                            Hattiesburg, Mississippi, 2012  GPA: 3.777 

                                            Dissertation Title:  Extended Techniques and Electronic   

                                            Enhancements: A Study of Works By Ian Clark

                                            Master of Music in Performance,

                                            University of Central Arkansas, Conway, Arkansas, 2008  GPA: 3.76

                                            Bachelor of Music in Performance,

                                            University of Central Arkansas, Conway, Arkansas, 2006  GPA: 3.56

summary of experience  Adjunct Professor of Flute, 2016 - 2019

                                              Southern Arkansas University, Magnolia, Arkansas 


                                             Private Flute and Piano Instructor, 2011 - present

  • Plan lessons and establish repertoire

  • Region coaching

  • Students achieved first band All-Region 2014

  • Students achieved All-State band 2014/2015


                                              Orchestra Manager/Librarian,

                                              Conway Symphony Orchestra and University of Central Arkansas

                                              Chamber Orchestra. Conway, Arkansas 2006 to 2008

  • Assistant to Conductor Israel Getzov

  • Served as liaison to orchestra musicians as well as other support staff 

  • As orchestra personnel manager interfaced with musicians with regard to performance materials, rehearsal schedules, comp ticket distribution, and other various duties as required. 

  • Acted as support staff for the East China Normal University Orchestra during their 2008 guest appearance with the Conway Symphony Orchestra.  

  • Communicated with appropriate departments in order to facilitate staging for performances.



professional experience     

  • University of Southern Mississippi Symphony Orchestra

  • Conway Symphony Orchestra

  • University of Central Arkansas Chamber Orchestra

  • Pine Bluff Symphony Orchestra

  • Conway Chamber Orchestra

  • Little Rock Wind Symphony

  • Arkansas Symphony Orchestra

  • East China Normal University Orchestra, Shanghai, China




awards and scholarships       ▪  Full Undergraduate tuition scholarship 2002 - 2006

        ▪  2002 - 2008 Consistently on Dean's List

        ▪  President's List Fall 2005

        ▪  2006 Outstanding Studio Award

        ▪  Graduate Assistantship 2006 - 2008

        ▪  Full Graduate Scholarship 2006 – 2008


major instructors               ▪  Carolyn Brown,  Professor of Flute

                                                   University of Central Arkansas 2002 – 2009

                                               ▪  Danilo Mezzadri,  Associate Professor of Flute

                                                   University of Southern Mississippi 2009 - 2012

masterclasses or private

                   sessions with       ▪  Ian Clarke

                                                  ▪ Dr. Amy Porter

                                                  ▪ Ally Ryerson

                                                  ▪ Dr. Sheryl Cohen

                                                  ▪ Dr. Nina Perlove

                                                  ▪ Dr. Mary Karen Clardy


solo repertoire       Astor Piazzolla -  Tango Etudes for Flute and piano*


                                  C.P. E. Bach - Sonata in A minor

                                                          Concerto in D minor                                                 


            Cecile Chaminade - Concertino, Op. 107*


            Charles Griffes - Poem*


            Claude Debussy - Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun



            Francis Poulenc – Sonata for flute and piano*


            Franz Doppler – Fantaisie Pastorale Hongroise*


            George Frideric Handel – Sonata in G minor for flute and piano*


             Henri Dutilleux- Sonatine for flute and piano*


             Ian Clarke – Tuberama for flute and CD backing*

                                  TRKs for flute and CD backing*

                                  Hatching Aliens for flute and piano*

                                  Sunstreams and Sunday Morning

                                  Within…for seven flutes*    


 J.S. Bach - Flute Sonatas:

                    Sonata in A for flute and piano*

                    C major*

                    D minor*

                    E minor*

                    G minor*

                    B minor*


                Kazuo Fukushima - Mei for Flute alone*


                Katherine Hoover – Reflections for solo flute*

                                                  Variations on a Medieval Norwegian Chant*


                Jacques Ibert - Jeux*


                Wolfgang Mozart - Concerto in D major


                 Sergei Prokofiev - Sonata No. 2 in D major, Op. 94*


                 Miklos Rozsa - Sonata per flauto Solo*

                 Heitor Villa-Lobos - Assobio a Jato ("The Jet Whistle")*


   *Recital performance




orchestral repertoire     Aaron Copeland - Rodeo

                           An Outdoor Overture


                                           Anton Dvorak - Symphony No. 9


      Camille Saint-Saens - Violin Concerto


                                           Carl Maria von Weber - Andante and Rondo Ungarese for

                                                                            Bassoon and Orchestra

                                               Overture to Oberon


      Claude Debussy - Prelude a l'Apres-midi d'un Faun


                                    Dimitrii Schostakovich - Symphony No. 9


      Edward Elgar - Cello Concerto in E minor


      Edward Gregson - Tuba Concerto


      Edward Grieg - Piano concerto in A minor

                          Peer Gynt Suite


Felix Mendelsson - Die Hebrides (Fingal's Cave), Op. 26


Gaetano Donizetti - O mio Fernando


Georges Bizet - Carmen Suite


Giacomo Puccini - Oh mio bambino caro

                               La Boheme


Gioacchino Rossini - The Barber of Seville


Giuseppe Verdi - La Forza del Destino

                              La Traviata: Prelude to Act I


Henri Tomasi - Concerto for Alto Saxophone


Igor Stravinsky - Firebird

                             The Rake's Progress: Act I, Scene III


Johannes Brahms - Academic Festival Overture

                                   Symphony No. 4


Joseph Haydn - Military Symphony

                          Symphony No. 104


Jules Massenet - Adieu, notre petite table

                            “Meditation” from Thais


Ludwig von Beethoven - Symphony No. 2

                                           Symphony No. 5

                                           Egmont Overture


Leonard Bernstein - West Side Story


Modest Mussorgsky - Pictures at an Exhibition


Nikolai Rimsky Korsakov – Sheherazade

                                            Capriccio Espagnol, Op. 34


Ottorino Respighi - Pines of Rome


Pablo de Sarasate- Ziguenerweisen, Op. 20


Peter I. Tchaikovsky - Symphony No. 4, Mvt. 3

                                      Symphony No. 5

                                      Symphony No. 6

                                                                                   Nutcracker Suite

                                                                                   Variations on a Rococo Theme, Op. 33


Ralph Vaughn Williams - Norfolk Rhapsody

                                         English Folk Songs Suite


Richard Strauss - Death and Transfiguration



Samuel Barber - First Essay for Orchestra


Sergei Prokofiev - Piano Concerto No. 1


Stephen Sondheim - A Little Night Music (musical)


Wolfgang Mozart - Symphony No. 39

                                 Overture to the Abduction from the Seraglio

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