JILL MAURER-DAVIS holds B.M. and M.M. degrees in Flute from the New England Conservatory of Music in Boston and a diploma from the Orff Institute-Mozarteum in Salzburg, Austria. Her principal teachers have included Louis Moyse, Thomas Nyfenger, James Galway, James Pappoutsakis, and Lois Schaefer.
She retired from The United States Coast Guard Band and the USCG Woodwind Quintet in which she had often performed at the White House for President and Mrs. Clinton, heads of state, the 50th NATO celebration, the Joint Chiefs of Staff, members of the Cabinet, and members of Congress. The Quintet has also represented the United States in performances in the former Soviet Union and in England.
As a flute and piccolo soloist, Ms. Maurer-Davis has been featured on National Public Radio and Australia Broadcasting Co. as well as on NHK in Japan. She has been featured on “Performance Today” broadcasts on NPR. On PBS, she has appeared on Exxon’s “Live at Wolf Trap” series and with Jean-Pierre Rampal on New York’s WNET. Ms. Maurer-Davis was invited by the Boston Symphony Orchestra to perform in recital at Symphony Hall for a special orchestra event. Also, she has appeared as flute and piccolo soloist at the National Flute Association convention. She has performed with the Boston Pops, Worcester and Hartford Symphonies, Connecticut Opera, New Haven Symphony, Orchestra New England, Northeast Pennsylvania Philharmonic, CT Virtuosi, CT Lyric Opera and toured with tenor, Andrea Bocelli.
Ms. Maurer-Davis is currently on the faculty of Central Connecticut State University and the Thames Valley Music School.