Lowell A. Davis has sung Gregorian Chant for over 30 years. He directed a schola over an eight year period at St. Cyril Catholic Church in Houston, Texas, as well as occasional ad hoc scholas at the University of St. Thomas in Houston, Texas. He participated for three years in the academic Gregorian Chant schola of the University of St. Thomas music department under the direction of Anne Fairbanks. Mr. Davis received his most extensive Gregorian Chant training in graduate school at the Oblate School of Theology in San Antonio,Texas, where also he directed Gregorian chant.
Mr. Davis founded and serves as the executive director of the St. Basil School of Gregorian Chant. He holds a master’s in Divinity from the Oblate School of Theology, and a master’s in Philosophy from the University of St. Thomas.
Mr. Davis teaches Gregorian Chant, and lectures on the spirituality of chant in the liturgy, and the theology of singing the Liturgy. Mr. Davis also conducts parish and regional chant schools away from the University of St. Thomas.
Mr. Davis recently completed an interim directorship of liturgical music at the Shrine of the True Cross in Dickinson, Texas where he directed a full choir, a children’s choir, and a Gregorian Chant Schola.