A native of Waldoboro, Maine, violinist Josie Davis began her musical studies at the age of six with Janet Ciano and Gilda Joffe. She recently graduated from Oberlin College and Conservatory’s Double Degree Program where she was a student of David Bowlin. At Oberlin, she appeared as the concertmaster of the Oberlin Chamber Orchestra, as a member of the Contemporary Music Ensemble, and performed in Carnegie Hall with the Oberlin Symphony Orchestra. She has participated in various music festivals including the Bowdoin International Music Festival, New York University’s String Quartet Seminar, the Juilliard String Quartet Seminar, the Kneisel Hall Chamber Music Festival, and has appeared on NPR’s From the Top. Josie is committed to using music as a way to connect with people of different cultures and backgrounds. She has taught and performed in Panama and India. In addition to music, Josie enjoys sailing, hiking, cooking, making pottery, and exploring the coast of Maine.