Dr. Lori Gray is Assistant Professor of Music Education at The University of Montana. She teaches elementary and secondary music methods courses for undergraduate music education majors and non-majors, and graduate courses in music education.
Dr. Gray’s research interests include music teacher identity, reflection, professional development, mentoring, and the preparation of future music teachers. Dr. Gray has presented research and teaching sessions at state and national conferences in Arizona, California, Montana, Nevada, Texas, and Virginia. She also enjoys presenting workshops for local school districts.
Dr. Gray holds a Doctor of Musical Arts from Arizona State University in Tempe, Arizona, a Master of Arts in Teaching, a Bachelor of Music in Music Education, and a Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance from Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas. Following her time at Trinity, she taught in public and private schools for six years as an elementary and middle school general music specialist in San Antonio and Dallas.