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.


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.