Kaylin Davison has been an avid harpist and performer since the age of 8. She was accepted into the UNC School of the Arts (formerly known as the North Carolina School of the Arts) high school program at the age of 17. There, Kaylin is currently a 2012 Bachelor’s of Music degree candidate. Her debut performance was in December 2002 when she and two of her sisters performed with the Charlotte Symphony Orchestra in their Magic of Christmas performance. Kaylin and her family have a group called The Davison Ensemble (www.davisonensemble.com): featuring Kaylin on harp and violin, her brother Jonas Davison on flute and saxophone; her sister Hannah Davison on harp, piano, and cello; and her other sister Mallory Davison on harp and clarinet. They have performed over 300 performances in North Carolina, South Carolina, and Ohio.
Kaylin has performed with the Charlotte Symphony Youth Orchestra and Junior Youth Orchestra the UNC School of the Arts’ Symphony, Philharmonia, Wind Ensemble, Percussion Ensemble, Contemporary Ensemble, and Opera orchestras, under the direction of Ransom Wilson, Mark Norman, John R. Beck, and James Albritten. In December 2007, Kaylin went on tour with the Musical Heirs to Bordeaux, France. Kaylin has performed with the Hickory Choral Society, and Triangle Youth Ballet in their production of Tchaikovsky's Sleeping Beauty under the direction of Andrew McAfee. Kaylin has studied under Bette Roth of the Charlotte Symphony Orchestra, and, her current teacher at the UNC School of the Arts, Jacquelyn Bartlett.