Eric Davis

French Horn

Hornist, Eric Davis, leads an actively diverse music career. He is the former Principal Horn of La Kamerata, Friends of Music Chamber orchestra, Athens, Greece, as well as the Philharmonic Orchestra of Queretaro, Mexico. Mr. Davis has also performed with the New Jersey Symphony, Orchestra of St. Luke’s, the Princeton Symphony, the Vermont Symphony and the Westside Chamber Orchestra. The New York Times has said that Mr. Davis plays “….with admirable poetry”.

Mr. Davis has performed with the Harlem Chamber Players, the Sylvan Winds, Dean Karahalis and the Concert Pops of Long Island, the Long Island Philharmonic. He has also worked with artists including Indina Menzel, Bernadette Peters, David Byrne and St. Vincent, Neil Sedaka, Jazz legend Wallace Roney, and Natalie Merchant.

On Broadway, Mr. Davis was an orchestra member of the Tony award winning “The Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess” and the Candor and Ebb production of “Curtains”. Additional Broadway shows include the new production of “Les Miserables”, “Cinderella”, “The Lion King”, “Mary Poppins”, and “Follies”.

Some of his recordings include the Westside Chamber Orchestra on Naxos records, Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings on their album “I Learned the Hard Way”on Dap Tone Records, “Love This Giant” with David Byrne and St. Vincent on Todo Mundo, “Titanes del Trombone” with Doug Beavers, Luis Bonilla and Conrad Herwig, and the Harmonie Ensemble in “The Music for Peter Gunn” on the Harmonia Mundi label.

Mr. Davis received his Masters of Music from Manhattan School of Music and his Bachelor degree in Music from the Hartt School of Music, University of Hartford. He is currently finishing his Doctorate in Musical Arts at Rutgers University Class of 2015.

His teachers include David Jolley, William Brown, and Douglas Lundeen.