Dr. Alyssa Grey is Director of Wind Studies and Assistant Professor of Music Education at Berry College. She completed undergraduate degrees in Music Education and Music Theory & Composition from the University of Miami where she studied with GRAMMY-Award Winning composer Lansing McLoskey. She received a Masters degree in Music Education from the Eastman School of Music and a PhD from the University of North Texas where she studied wind band conducting with Eugene Migliaro Corporon. Dr. Grey has presented sessions and research with the National Association for Music Education, Society for Music Teacher Education, College Music Society, GMEA, NJMEA, FMEA, OKMEA, ArkMEA, TMEA, the North Texas Conductors Collegium, the Texas Bandmasters Association, and the Midwest Clinic. She is an active conductor and researcher and has been published in scholarly journals including the Journal of Music Teacher Education, Update: Applications of Research in Music Education, the Music Educators Journal, Teaching Music, the Instrumentalist, and is a contributor to the Teaching Music Through Performance in Band series. Dr. Grey’s Wind Ensemble has been invited to perform at the Georgia Music Educators Association State Conference. She also has performed professionally with the Dallas Symphony Chorus for five years under the baton of Jaap van Zweden, conductor of the New York Philharmonic. Dr. Grey is an Auxiliary Committee member for the Music Educators Journal.