Clayton Simmons Davidson has been involved with different musical projects as a composer, guitarist, arranger and songwriter. His music has been performed around the United States, as well as in Europe. He is fascinated by tightly-integrated forms, polysemy, timbre, gesture, frames, and transcontextuality in his music. Mr. Davidson is currently pursuing an MA in Composition at the University of North Texas. Prior to coming to UNT, he previously studied composition with Michael Rothkopf at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts, with additional instruction with Lawrence Dillon, Kenneth Frazelle and Shane Monds.