Rachelle Davis, D.M.A. - Department Chair

Professor of Music

Office: Paulin Hall 205

Phone: (707) 965-6655

Faculty Since: 2005

B.S., Pacific Union College, 1994
M.M., Indiana University, Bloomington, 1998
D.M.A., University of Texas, Austin, 2004

Rachelle Berthelsen-Davis, D.M.A., specializes in violin performance and violin pedagogy. She has taught at Columbia Union College; been the assistant director and concertmaster of the New England Symphonic Ensemble and assistant director of the New England Youth Ensemble; directed a middle school orchestra program; toured Europe, the Middle East, South Africa, China, Southeast Asia, the United States, Canada, Mexico, and the Caribbean as a soloist and orchestral and chamber musician; and continues to participate in local chamber music and solo recitals. She is currently fascinated with alternative musical styles (non-classical music) and how to translate them to violin. She enjoys jamming with any group of instruments, reading, having interesting, meaningful conversations, and raising two young boys.