Meet the Orchestra
Flutist Immanuel Davis is a highly versatile performer and innovative teacher. He has performed as a recitalist and chamber musician at Weill Recital hall at Carnegie Hall, MoMa’s Summer Garden Series, Noonday Concerts at Trinity Church, and the Meet the Virtuoso series at the 92nd St Y. As a member of the New York Flute and Harp Project, he has performed with harpist Park Stickney at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and on board the Queen Elizabeth 2. Immanuel’s orchestral work has included performances with the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra, Oregon Symphony, Riverside Symphony, Hudson Valley Philharmonic, Jupiter Symphony, and Buffalo Philharmonic. He has also played on Broadway in Show Boat and Ragtime, among others, and has performed with the contemporary music ensembles Music Mobile and 20th Century and Beyond. He released his first CD, “Prevailing Winds“ in December of 2003. Educated at the Juilliard School, Immanuel received both Bachelor”s and Master’s degrees as a student of Julius Baker. Other studies have been with Keith Underwood, Ransom Wilson, Sandra Miller, and with Philip Dunigan at the North Carolina School of the Arts. In 2001 he was awarded a Fulbright Grant under the auspices of the Netherlands-America Foundation for study of the baroque flute. Immanuel has been the flute professor at the University of Minnesota since 2001.