press

Selected press and personal interviews

 
On this episode of “Volunteer: Stories of Philanthropy,” reporter Christopher Johnson talks to violinist, Davis Butner, about the intimate origins of chamber music and the goals of Groupmuse Chicago...
— The Chicago Community Trust

Center on Halsted Orlando Vigil 6-13-2016, Video by Tracy Baim/Windy City Times

Center on Halsted, Chicago's LGBT community, held a vigil June 13 inside its lobby, with many people overflowing into the streets around the building. An estimated 500 people attended the event.


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We are challenged on an intellectual, and even a philosophical level, questioning not only our relationship to the music and each other, but to the qualities we can uniquely bring out of our instruments...
— Article published for Penn Art & Culture Initiative

The Maine Chamber Music Seminar at Snow Pond Music Festival is an intensive program of chamber music study for college and graduate-level musicians. Program participants will focus on two to three major works in the chamber music literature, working along side a dynamic faculty representing such prestigious organizations as Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, The Knights Chamber Orchestra, the American Composers Orchestra, the Laurel Trio, Sequitur, and Network for New Music.

A short film by James Suttles chronicling the experience of one high school student, Davis Butner, at the Brevard Music Center in 2010.