Ms. Gene J. Davis is currently an assistant professor of music at Huntingdon and directs the Concert Choir. She taught in the Montgomery County School System for 27 years as the choral director at Robert E. Lee High School. She also serves as the consultant and coordinator for the Alabama National Fair Invitational Choral Festival. In 1985, she founded the Madrigal Voices of Montgomery, a community vocal ensemble. Under her direction, this ensemble has performed at the Alabama Shakespeare Festival and other venues around the southeast. Ms. Davis has served as District Chairman for the Alabama Vocal Association and has held numerous leadership positions with the American Choral Director’s Association, including Alabama State President. She is a member of Delta Omicron International Music Fraternity, National Association of Teachers of Singing, and Music Teachers National Association. Ms. Davis regularly serves as a choral and vocal adjudicator for competitions and festivals in Alabama, Georgia, and Florida.
Ms. Davis received the 2003 Francis Moss Choral Director’s Award, presented annually by the Alabama Vocal Association to one of its members. This award recognizes the positive impact a teacher has made locally and throughout the state in choral music. Ms. Davis has been nominated for the 2004 Hall of Fame for Robert E. Lee High School. This nomination acknowledges alumni and/or former teachers for their contributions to the community.