M.M., Belmont University
Whitney Rhoad Davis, is a South Carolina native who received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Clemson University in Production Studies for Performing Arts with a Music Concentration in Voice, and her Masters of Music degree from Belmont University in Nashville, TN, in Vocal Pedagogy. Due to the variety of music found at both schools, Whitney has been exposed to many musical styles and techniques. Whitney attended the American Institute of Musical Studies summer German Lieder program in Graz, Austria, where she had extensive training in voice and German diction. As a classical soloist Whitney sang with the Florence Masterworks Choir in their presentation of Dan Forest’s Requiem for the Living. She also performed as a chorus member in several of Belmont University’s operas. Prior to graduate school, Whitney studied songwriting and country music, and even performed in several of Nashville’s famous honky-tonks. Whitney was active in Nashville community theatre including Street Theatre Company and the Larry Keaton Theater, where she performed in the chorus.