Northern Lights: Canadian National Conservatory of Music
Laura Gray is a piano teacher from Harriston, ON. As a child she studied with Debra Wanless, and after completing the Grade 10 piano practical and written requirements, Laura attended Brock University. In 1998 Laura graduated with an Honours Bachelor of Music degree in piano performance with piano pedagogy and literature courses. In 1998 she began teaching piano full time at her studio in Harriston.
At a young age, Laura knew she wanted to be a piano teacher. Through many years of music studies, Laura's teaching philosophy developed to "never stop learning". In 2009 she completed an Associate Diploma in Piano Pedagogy with Canadian National Conservatory of Music (CNCM). Also in 2009, Laura ventured into the Music for Young ChildrenTM program, and added a new aspect to her music studio with class lessons. In 2010 Laura was appointed to the CNCM Board of Examiners for Piano. Most recently Laura has updated her education by completing the credits for the Primary-Elementary Pedagogy Diploma with CNCM.
Laura Gray lives on a farm outside of Harriston with her husband, and their son and daughter. She works as a church organist and volunteers as a Sunday school music director. She has also volunteered with music projects in her community at the school of dance, the Grey-Wellington Theatre Guild, and Minto-Clifford Public School. Laura has also worked with several ballet schools as an accompanist for Royal Academy of Dance examinations.