The Watershed School announces that Josie Davis, a graduate, has joined its Board of Trustees effective October 2016.

A native of Waldoboro, Davis is an accomplished violinist. She recently graduated from Oberlin College and Conservatory’s Double Degree Program. At Oberlin, she appeared as the concertmaster of the Oberlin Chamber Orchestra, as a member of the Contemporary Music Ensemble, and performed in Carnegie Hall with the Oberlin Symphony Orchestra. She has participated in various music festivals including the Bowdoin International Music Festival, New York University’s String Quartet Seminar, the Juilliard String Quartet Seminar, the Kneisel Hall Chamber Music Festival, and has appeared on NPR’s From the Top. Davis is committed to using music as a way to connect with people of different cultures and backgrounds. She is currently a fellow with Community Music Works in Providence, R.I. whose mission is to build a cohesive urban community through music education and performance that transforms the lives of children, families, and musicians.

At the October meeting of the Trustees, Davis stated her excitement about her leadership role and commitment to Watershed, “I am honored to join the work of the board and to help Watershed continue to play a needed and important academic role in the Midcoast community.”

For more information and admissions’ inquiries visit watershed-school.org/ or phone 230-7341.