How's My Posture?
- Does conducting with better posture and use of breath make music better? Steven Davis (director of bands), Greg King (mechanical engineer) and Sabrina Madison-Cannon (professor of dance) talk about chronic conducting issues such as rounded shoulders, tight neck, shoulder problems, low back pain and how their research is impacting the conducting students at UMKC.
- Steven D. Davis (email@example.com)
- 12/18/2014 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
- Meeting Room W179
- Steven D. Davis serves as Director of Bands and Wind Ensembles, Professor of Conducting, Conservatory large ensembles chair, opera conducting faculty, and conductor of the Conservatory Wind Symphony at the University of Missouri-Kansas City Conservatory of Music and Dance. Davis has served as a conductor at the CBDNA National Convention, Midwest Clinic, NAfME National Convention, and the Interlochen Summer Arts Camp. He has been a guest conductor and teacher at state conferences, and honor band and orchestra festivals in 37 states. Davis has been invited for residencies and conducting symposiums at major institutions such as the Eastman School of Music, Ithaca College, Michigan State University, University of Colorado, and Florida State University, among others.
Davis is an elected member of the American Bandmasters Association and currently serves as the College Band Directors National Association Southwest Division president.