Christopher Davis is Associate Professor of Percussion at North Greenville University (NGU) in South Carolina, where he teaches applied percussion and directs the NGU Percussion Ensemble and Marching Crusaders Drumline. He also serves as Principal Percussionist with the Hendersonville Symphony Orchestra in Hendersonville, North Carolina. In addition to these responsibilities, Davis teaches private lessons to all ages, performs extensively throughout the region, and presents masterclasses around the state of South Carolina. Davis holds a Doctor of Musical Arts degree in percussion performance from the University of South Carolina, a Master of Fine Arts degree in percussion performance from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, and a Bachelor of Music degree in music performance from Capital University. His teachers have included Scott Herring, Michael Kingan, Gary Olmstead, Robert Breithaupt, Eric Paton, Jim Ed Cobbs, and Bolokada Conde.