Monday, August 26, 2013

How Well Do You Know Michael Davis??

ISC Assistant Artistic Director Dr. Michael Davis with board member Peter Fellegy

With our MOOD INDIGO concert fast approaching, it seems a great time to shine the spotlight on the artistic genius behind it. Dr. Michael Davis conceived of and led the first all sold-out MOOD INDIGO series of performances during the 2012-2013 season. The success (and fun!) of those concerts convinced us early on to repeat them in the current season.

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Lady Be Good...the inimitable song styles of Michael Davis

Michael, MD, "Doug," ... he goes by many names around the ISC shop. But all who know him love his warmth, sense of humor and affable demeanor. What some may not know as well is the incredible musical history-decades, really, of professional music making-Michael has amassed. It's a wealth of smarts about musical style and repertoire that continues to serve us all so well.

Born in Arkansas, Michael's musical talents manifest themselves very quickly, learning piano, organ, guitar and violin (well, he says "fiddle" as you might guess) at a young age. Playing regularly with local professional swing band musicians, Michael learned the rep and the style before he got his drivers license. 

Michael brings his amazing talents to the stage for us in our MOOD INDIGO performances on Sunday, September 15, 2013, at the beautiful Indiana Landmark Center. Next week, watch this space for a special article about the concert itself, by guest author Dr. Michael Davis.


2 comments:

  1. Regarding "Lady Be Good..." The paparazzi shows up everywhere, doesn't it, Eric?! :-)

    Nice blog post! I'm sure the show will be a blast!

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    1. You got it Mark! Next time I promise not to clip it before capturing you center stage ;-)

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