M. Nicole Davis
Assistant Professor, Music
Music Bldg, Room 248
Florida State University, 2023 – PhD
Flordia State University, 2013 – MME
M. Nicole Davis is Assistant Professor of Music, Choral Conducting, and Choral Music Education at the University of Arizona and the conductor of University Singers and University Community Chorus. Prior to her appointment at the University of Arizona, Davis completed a Ph.D. in Music Education – Choral Conducting at Florida State University.
During her doctoral studies, she served as assistant conductor for University Singers, Choral Union, the Tallahassee Community Chorus, and the Festival Singers of Florida. Additionally, Davis was the Artistic Director of the Thomasville Singers, a community choir in Thomasville, GA, for seven years.
As an active researcher, Davis is a sought-after guest lecturer and panelist. Last year, she presented at numerous state, regional, and national conferences, including the National Association of Negro Musicians, Inc. (NANM) and the National Association for Music Education (NAfME). Also, Davis is active in multiple service roles for her profession. She serves as the National Scholarship Chair for NANM, a leadership team member for Women in Choral Higher Ed (WiCHEd), and a Voices for Social Justice board member. Her scholarly interests examine the intersectionality of social, racial, and economic factors with music education and performance.