Jessica Jenkins Davis

Violin, Viola Teacher, Administrator

Jessica Jenkins Davis

SAA Member

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Sanford, NC
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Jessica Jenkins Davis directs the Suzuki violin program at Meredith College in Raleigh, North Carolina and is currently a doctoral candidate in music education at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.  Jessica began her musical studies in San Diego, California as a Suzuki violin student. Her teachers include Melissa Reardon, Philip Tyler, Mary Gerard, and Shirley Stafford.  At Point Loma Nazarene University, Jessica maintained a successful Suzuki violin studio while holding leadership positions in the university orchestra. She also performed with the San Diego Lyric Opera and the Young Artist Symphony. During her undergraduate studies, she participated in the Centrum Chamber Music Festival in Port Townsend, Washington, studying with the renowned Tokyo String Quartet. She is a registered Suzuki teacher with the Suzuki Association of the Americas to teach books one through ten, and has completed Suzuki short-term training with Michele George and long-term  training with Joanne Bath. She has served as an institute instructor in the North Carolina Suzuki Association and for Charlotte School of the Arts. Jessica has written many articles about the benefits of music education and is committed to bringing the joy of music into the lives of as many children as possible.