Gayle Bentley has taught all levels of instrumental music since 1999. She began the music program at CRA in 2015 and currently serves as the Director of Music. She earned her undergraduate degree from the University of Virginia and her master’s degree in music education at the University of Texas at Austin. She is currently a doctoral student at Bridges Graduate School of Cognitive Diversity in Education. She has presented educational clinics at the local, state, and national levels. When she is not teaching or studying, Gayle spends time with her three sons, her husband, and her golden doodle – or she’s playing pickleball!