Dan Davison has been the Choir Director at Ballou Junior High in Puyallup, Washington since 1979. In addition to conducting the four ensembles at the school, he has numerous teaching and mentoring responsibilities, and, most notably, sings professionally with Male Ensemble Northwest. Dan was born in 1956 in Sacramento, California, but has lived in the greater Seattle area since 1965. Since 1979, he has lived in Puyallup, Washington since with his wife, Cathy, who is also a public school teacher. He attended public schools in the Bellevue School District and then attend Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma, Washington where he received his Bachelor’s degree, studying under Maurice Skones. He continued his education with a Master’s In Music from Western Washington University, studying with Bruce Pullan.