Janet Davis, Conductor
Janet Davis, Artistic Director, has enjoyed an extensive conducting career which includes being the Director of Music for several large church programs with choirs of over 100 voices, as well as being the Artistic Director of several auditioned and non-auditioned community choirs.
Notably, Janet was the Artistic Director/Conductor of the Des Moines Choral Society, an auditioned 65-voice choir when the ensemble was awarded the Iowa Arts Council's Best Performing Group in 2001 for the state of Iowa. She has conducted numerous choral/orchestral masterworks with massed choirs of over 300 voices and full orchestras, including Stravinsky's Symphony of Psalms at Carnegie Hall.
Janet has a Masters in Music degree, with distinction, in conducting from Westminster Choir College in Princeton, New Jersey where she was invited to become a member of the conducting faculty upon her graduation. She also holds two Bachelor of Music degrees, summa cum laude, in Conducting and in Voice Performance from the University of Bridgeport in Connecticut.
In addition to the Des Moines Choral Society, she has directed the Alexandria Choral Society, and two choirs at Princeton University - the Princeton Madrigal Society and the Princeton Camerata. Currently, Janet is the Director of Music at St. John's (Hain's) UCC in Wernersville, PA and is also Artistic Director/Conductor of an auditioned choir, the Coventry Singers, in Pottstown, PA.