Warren Davidson is the conductor of the Slippery Rock Symphony Orchestra and teaches violin, viola, and the strings class at Slippery Rock University. He earned a B.A. cum laude in Philosophy and Psychology at Duquesne University before turning to full-time violin study; his principal teachers were Alan Grishman and Efim Boico.
He completed an MM in violin at Duquesne, an MA in Theory and Composition at the University of Pittsburgh, a Certificate of Advanced Studies in Chamber Music at the University of Wisconsin- Milwaukee, and a Doctor of Musical Arts degree at West Virginia University where he was granted a Swiger Fellowship. Davidson is very active as an orchestral concertmaster, recitalist, and teacher, and is comfortable in a wide variety of musical styles. His special teaching interests lie in these areas: technical foundations of violin and viola playing, analysis of technical difficulties, effective practice regimens, tone production, efficient body use, and musical understanding through musical analysis.
Slippery Rock Piano Trio