The mission of the ACDA is to inspire excellence in choral music through education, performance, composition, and advocacy.
Alan Davis (b. 1985) graduated from Pacific Lutheran University in 2013 with a bachelors degree in Musical Arts with studies in choral music education.
Alan has studied choral conducting with Dr. Richard Nance and Dr. Brian Galante. In addition, he has studied choral pedagogy, choral literature, and vocal pedagogy with Brian Galante; Composition with Dr. Greg Youtz; and Voice with Barry Johnson.
Further choral conducting studies have included masterclasses and workshops with: Dr. Jo-Michael Sheibe, Dr. André Thomas, Rodney Eichenberger, Dr. Joe Miller, and Peter Phillips (Tallis Scholars Summer Institute).
Alan is currently a graduate student at Portland State University, working to complete a Masters degree with a teaching license for 5-12 choral music education. In addition, he is a church choir director.