National Scholarship Winner
2019 | VOICE
Edwin Jhamal Davis is a native of Utica, Mississippi. An alumnus of Jackson State University, he earned a Bachelor of Science in Biology Pre/Med with dual minors in Chemistry and Music. While at Jackson State, he studied voice under the tutelage of soprano, Phyllis Lewis-Hale. He participated in vocal competitions at the state, regional, and national levels earning first prize at each. In the spring of 2014, he made his debut with the Mississippi Opera Company in the role of Simone in Puccini's Gianni Schicchi. He received his master’s degree in Music from The Manhattan School of Music where he studied with baritone Mark Oswald. He participated in numerous engagements in concert and opera circles including Handel's Messiah with the Pompano Beach Orchestra, Bronx Concert Singers’ Winter and Spring presentations, Verdi's Luisa Miller as Wurm, Osmin in Mozart’s Die Entführung aus dem Serail, and Mozart's Don Giovanni as Maseto. Edwin is now an in-demand freelance artist performing recitals, concerts, and opera tours in the greater New York City and the tri-state region.