With over ten years of teaching experience, his teaching philosophy focuses on catering to the individual needs of each student and exploring the capabilities of music beyond standard practices. Davis has taught classes, clinics, and private lessons throughout the world, from the United States (Arkansas, Michigan, Minnesota, New Mexico, North Dakota, Texas, Wisconsin), Canada, Japan, Germany, Spain, Belgium, and the Netherlands.

Teaching focuses include:
• classical violin

     • solo/chamber repertoire

     • orchestral auditions

     • Suzuki method
• jazz violin

     • interpreting lead sheets

     • accompanying ("comping") on the violin

     • improvisation techniques

• fiddle styles
• music theory/harmony
• ear training
• keyboard skills
• songwriting


Lessons available for students of all skill levels and ages. 

Skype lessons also available.

Taught in English or Japanese.

Please contact via the "Contact" page on this website, or send an email: daviswestmusic@gmail.com