Profile

Schedule

  • Period 1 - Sentinel Intermediate Orchestra

    Period 2 - Prep

    Period 3 - Sentinel Advanced Orchestra

    Period 4 - Travel Period

    Period 5 - Hellgate Advanced Orchestra

    Period 6 - Hellgate Intermediate Orchestra

    Period 7 - Prep

  • Biography

    Ryan Davis is the director of orchestras at both Hellgate High School and Sentinel High School in Missoula, Montana.  He is also the conductor of the Missoula Youth Symphony and the assistant conductor of the Butte Symphony in Butte, Montana.

    A native of Anaconda, MT, Davis began his career teaching orchestra at Big Sky High School in Missoula.  He has been teaching in his current position for seven years.  During these years, his groups have consistently earned superior ratings at District and State festivals.  His groups have performed in Washington DC, Memphis Tennesee, Nashville Tennesee and in Spokane Washington where they were asked to perform for the All-Northwest NAfME Convention. 

    A Double Bass player, Davis earned his BME from the University of Montana, graduating with high honors.  He received his Master’s degree from the University of Illinois-Urbana Champaign, where he studied conducting from Linda Moorhouse and string pedagogy from Louis Bergonzi.  He remains active as a bass player and has acted as the principal bassist of The Missoula Symphony Orchestra, The Butte Symphony, and The University of Montana Symphony Orchestra.  He has also performed with the String Orchestra of the Rockies, Ingrid Jensen, Bob Mintzer and Steve Smith.  Mr. Davis resides in Missoula, Montana with his wife Annie and his son Rowan.

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  • Orchestra Events

    October 18-20- All-State Orchestra, Bozeman

    October 23(7:00)- Hellgate Fall Orchestra Concert, Hellgate Auditorium

    December 5(7:00)- MYS Concert, Hellgate Auditorium

    December 13(7:00)- Hellgate Winter Orchestra Concert, Hellgate Auditorium

    December 21(school day)-Hellgate Holiday Assembly(Advanced Orchestra Only)

    February 4-5- AA Orchestra Festival(Advanced Orchestra Only), Great Falls

    March 20(7:00)-Pre-festival Concert, Hellgate Auditorium

    April 4-5- District Music Festival

    May 1(7:00)- MYS Concert, Hellgate Auditorium

    May 14(7:00)- Hellgate Pops Concert, Hellgate Upper Gym (Advanced Orchestra Only) 

    June 5(7:00)- Hellgate Spring Orchestra Concert, Hellgate Auditorium

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