Jerry Davidson holds the Ph.D from Northwestern University, the M.Sac.Mus from New York’s Union Theological Seminary and the B.Mus from the University of Arkansas. A member of ASCAP, his prior positions have included the Chair of the Music Department of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Associate Dean of the School of Music of Louisiana State University, and Visiting Professor of Music Theory at Loyola University in New Orleans. A frequent contributor to music journals and an active composer, he has served four chapters of the American Guild of Organists as dean. He holds the AAGO and ChM degrees from the American Guild of Organists and served as State Governor for Arkansas. In 1996 he was one of seven semifinalists for the National Competition in Organ Improvisation.