Karl Davies, viola

Teaching Associate



Associate in violin studies, Guildhall School of Music and Drama, UK



Karl Davies is a native of Cardiff, Wales. He studied violin at the Welsh College of Music and Drama Cardiff, the Guildhall School of Music in London as a student of John Glickman and at the Hochschule für Musik in Freiburg as a student of Prof Wolfgang Marschner. He later studied with Josef Suk in Vienna and was assistant concert master in the Freiburg Philharmonic Orchestra. After coming to the United States Mr. Davies studied violin with Joseph Golan and Albert Igolnikov and viola with Peter Slowik.

Mr. Davies is a member of the Grant Park Orchestra Violin Section and a member of the Lyric Opera Viola section. He has regularly performed as chamber musician on WFMT and most recently at Mayne Stage and is a core member of the Chicago Philharmonic and the Chicago Philharmonic Chamber Series.

Courses Taught

applied viola