Janet Davis, Conductor
Janet Davis grew up in Yardley, Pennsylvania and earned her Bachelor of Music, summa cum laude, in Conducting and Voice Performance from the University of Bridgeport. She went on to obtain her Masters in Music, with distinction in Conducting, from the
Westminster Choir College. She joined the faculty there, lecturing in Conducting, and directing the Oratorio Choir.
Janet also has directed the Princeton Madrigal Society and the Princeton Camerata. She made her Carnegie Hall debut in 2001, conducting Stravinsky’s Symphony of Psalms.
Ms. Davis received the Iowa Arts Council’s ‘Best Artist’ award for her artistic excellence, adventuresome programming, and educational outreach as the Artistic Director and Conductor of the Des Moines Choral Society. While in Des Moines and collaborating with
the Symphony, Janet created an innovative school program and commissioned several new choral and orchestral works.
Janet has conducted several church choirs as well, some of which have sung at ACDA conventions and toured Europe and Australia. She also directed a Fine Arts series which featured such diverse guest artists as Chanticleer, Moses Hogan Chorale, Kings Singers,
Paul Winter Consort, Evelyn Glennie, and Anonymous Four.
Currently, Ms. Davis also is the Director of Music Ministries at Zion Mennonite Church in Souderton, PA.