A native of Arkansas, Moose Davis is an avid performer and educator within the concert and marching worlds. His performances have taken him across the United States as well as Europe. Presently, he is an Instructor of Percussion and the Front Ensemble Technician at Broken Arrow High School in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma. During the school year he teaches regular weekly masterclasses along with private lessons to students in the Broken Arrow and Tulsa surrounding area.
Along with him teaching The Pride of Broken Arrow Front Ensemble in the fall, he arranges front ensemble and drumline music for competitive high school marching bands. After high school competitive season is over, he is preparing for the upcoming summer DCI season with the Blue Stars Drum & Bugle Corps based out of La Crosse, Wisconsin. During the WGI season, Davis works with Broken Arrow Indoor and STRYKE Percussion from Hollywood, Florida.
While not involved in the marching arts, Davis is connecting with contemporary composers and commissioning new works in order to add repertoire to the percussion genre. Along with new commissions he also is frequently planning new contemporary performances from solo recitals to mix chamber ensembles.
Recently, he has completed his Master’s Degree in Percussion Performance studying under the guidance of Professor Gwendolyn Dease and Dr. Jon Weber. Preceding his studies at Michigan State University, he has also completed a Graduate Performance Certificate and his Bachelor’s Degree both in Percussion Performance while studying with Dr. Blake Tyson at the University of Central Arkansas.