Kevin Davis

Kevin D.

Raleigh, NC
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Kevin delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Females 8+, males 9+ and special needs

Teaching since:
October 1983

I am a professional music teacher with 30+ years experience. Very experienced at teaching all band instruments. Expert at Saxophones - Clarinet. I am Nationally Board Certified as a Band Teacher. I can teach a student what they need from specific solos to audition materials to Jazz Improvisation. I currently perform throughout the area. I am experienced at teaching students of ALL ages what they want to learn about the saxophone and clarinet. I can play and demonstrate for you as a musician. I own and play Soprano, Alto and Tenor Sax. Bari as well but do not own one. I also play clarinet and flute. I am a good young piano teacher.

I have successfully taught many students to success at district and honors band level auditions, as well as prep for Governor's School and College Auditions.

I can teach you what you would like to know to be successful at your instrument.

*** Studio Equipment ***
Stands, Chairs, Recording Equipment and Sound Playback if needed.

Can do Smart Music.

*** Travel Equipment ***
My Chrysler 2011 - if needed.

*** Specialties ***
Saxophones and Clarinets - Young Piano. Beginning ALL Band Instruments.

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Saxophonist and Clarinetist
Oct 2017 - Present
Carolina Sound Comittee

Play for events and weddings.

School Music Teacher
Oct 1984 - Jul 2016
Various Schools

Retired Career Music Teacher.


National Board Certified in Music Education
Sep 2008 - Oct 2010
Bachelor of Music
Aug 1979 - May 1984
Appalachian State University
Music Education
Aug 1979 - May 1983
Appalachian State University


Fluent / Native Proficiency


National Board Certified in Music - Instrumental
Oct 2009
National Board

NC Music Certification K-12
Jul 1984
NC Public Schools


WalMart Teacher of the Year
May 2004
WalMart - Fayetteville


National Association for Music Education
Jun 1983

Founded in 1907, NAfME is among the world’s largest arts education organizations. NAfME advocates at the local, state, and national levels; provides resources for teachers, parents, and administrators; hosts professional development events; and offers a variety of opportunities for students and teachers.

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Photos & Videos

Carolina Sound Committee - 11/3/17.. Anyone wanna learn to play in a Pop or Jazz Band.
Georgia on My Mind.
Photo by Kevin D.

Photo by Kevin D.

Performing as Saxophonist/Vocalist The Oceanfront Band - Raleigh, NC

With band in Chicago St. Patrick's Day Parade 2004
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7 Reviews

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lifen Sep 13, 2018
Bass Clarinet · Online

Kristen Oct 4, 2017
Piano · In studio

Kevin was very patient and kind. Kristen can't wait to go back next week!

Yaoyu Oct 4, 2017
Saxophone · In studio

Professional! Nice!

Connor Aug 3, 2016
Piano · In home

Kevin is a great teacher for my little beginner.

Barry Walsh Jan 8, 2016
Saxophone · In studio

Excellent instructor, very relaxed atmosphere and provided a lot of good information. Especially liked that fact that he took the time to cover what was needed rather than strict adherence to the clock. Highly recommend his as a music instructor.

Peter K. Jul 3, 2015
Clarinet · In studio

Kevin is very well versed in musical instruments. We took an older clarinet to him and he identified what type it was and was able to play it and teach how to play it. Looking forward to more lessons.

Brandon L. Jul 22, 2014
Alto Saxophone · In studio

Mr. Kevin D. has helped me immensely. From the first lesson I have learned a lot about correct setup and the audition process. It's clear that Mr. Kevin D. has a large well of knowledge and is very capable of teaching it. Not only does he teach, but also provides any materials for furthering the education.

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