The Washington County Concert Association is pleased to present the Davin – Levin Duo in a concert on Monday night, February 11th at 7:30 PM. This concert will take place in the auditorium at Oconee Fall Line Technical College. It is the second concert of the 2018-19 season for Association members. Non-members may buy one-time tickets for this performance for $20 at the door.
The Davin – Levin Duo features two of the nation’s top classically trained musicians, Harpist Emily Levin and Guitarist Colin Davin. The combination of the harp and the guitar provides a unique sound that has mesmerized audiences across the country.
Emily Levin is the Principal Harpist with the Dallas Symphony Orchestra and Bronze Medal Winner of the 9th USA International Harp Competition.
The youngest principal harpist of a major American orchestra, Levin is in her third season as Principal Harp with the DSO. She has been Guest Principal Harp with the Los Angeles Philharmonic and the Houston Symphony, and is a frequent harpist with the New York Philharmonic. As a soloist, Levin has performed throughout North America and Europe, including Carnegie Hall (New York) and Festspiele Mecklenburg-Vorpommern (Germany). For her debut album, Something Borrowed, the Classical Recording Foundation named her their Young Artist of the Year.
Levin received her Master of Music degree in 2015 at the Juilliard School and completed undergraduate degrees in Music and History at Indiana University. Her honors history thesis discussed the impact of war songs on the French Revolution. She will join the faculty of Southern Methodist University in 2019.
Guitarist Colin Davin has emerged as one of today’s most dynamic young artists. American Record Guide hailed him as “the real thing, a player with a virtuoso’s technique, a deeply expressive musicianship, and a probing imagination.” Davin appeared as a featured musical guest on the Late Show with David Letterman and has performed at venues across the world, including Carnegie Hall, the Metropolitan Museum of Art (on historic instruments from the museum’s collection), and the Alhambra Palace in Granada, Spain. Since 2012, he has been a regular guest artist at the Aspen Music Festival.
Colin Davin holds a Master of Music from The Juilliard School and a Bachelor of Music from the University of Southern California. He holds numerous prizes in international competitions, including the Guitar Foundation of American International Concert Artist Competition, and currently serves on the faculties of the Cleveland Institute of Music and the Baldwin Wallace University Conservatory of Music.