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Susan Keith Gray

Susan Gray
Music, College of Fine Arts
UFA Warren M. Lee Center for the Fine Arts 132
Phone: 605-677-5725
An acclaimed performer and teacher, Susan Keith Gray is a member of the Rawlins Piano Trio and the Kobayashi/Gray Duo. She teaches piano and pedagogy and is the Director of the Master of Music in Collaborative Piano.
Teaching Interests:
Piano, Collaborative Piano, Piano Pedagogy
Research Interests:
Collaborative Piano, Piano Performance, Piano Pedagogy, Music of Women Composers
  • DMA, Piano Performance: Chamber Music and Accompanying, The University of Michigan, 1990
  • Master of Music, Piano Performance, The University of Illinois, 1981
  • Bachelor of Music, Piano Performance, Converse College, 1979
  • Touring Arts Roster, Rawlins Piano Trio, South Dakota Arts Council, (2014 - 2016)
  • CTL Teaching Improvement Grant, College of Fine Arts, (2013 - 2013)
  • Touring Arts Roster, Rawlins Piano Trio, South Dakota Arts Council, (2012 - 2014)
  • Gray, S., (2014), Elegy for Violin and Piano, Pierian Recording Society.
  • Gray, S., (2013), Attracting Opposites, Azica Records, distributed by Naxos.
Awards and Honors:
  • 2014-2016 Wayne and Esther Knutson Distinguished Professor, College of Fine Arts/Wayne Knutson, 2014
  • Nomination , Knutson Distinguished Professor, 2012
  • Annual Research Award Nomination, USD Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, 2010
  • Belbas Award for Excellence in Teaching, University of South Dakota, 2005