Mike Davis (St. Louis, Missouri) has been involved in the marching arts activity for 30 years. He currently resides in St. Louis, Missouri with his wife Luisa and sons Paul, Andrew, and Nicolas. He has arranged, designed, and taught for marching bands and winter percussion ensembles around the Midwest and is a sought-after judge for marching band and winter percussion contests across the country. Currently, Davis is a music adjudicator for Drum Corps International (DCI) and has been invited to judge both Open Class and World Class competitions at the DCI World Championship Finals, as well as other DCI major events and the individual and ensemble competition. He is endorsed by REMO drumheads and other music industry leaders. Davis is also the director for Freedom Percussion, an Independent winter percussion ensemble from St. Louis, Missouri.