Gregory Young joined the music faculty at Montana State University in 1988 and was the founding director of the Undergraduate Scholars Program and University College. He has served as Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education, Assistant Dean of the College of Arts & Architecture, and Director of the School of Music. Currently clarinetist with the Intermountain Opera and Bozeman Symphony Orchestras, he received a bachelor's degree in music education from the University of Western Ontario, and master's and doctoral degrees in music from the University of Michigan. Young has taught at the University of Prince Edward Island, Memorial University of Newfoundland, the University of Western Ontario, and has lectured or performed on five continents. The United States Information Agency sponsored his concert tour of Brazil with the Kreutzer Trio and soprano Elizabeth Croy, and he has toured as soloist and conductor of the MSU Cello Ensemble throughout Europe and China. As clarinet soloist and composer, he toured Singapore, Vietnam and Thailand with the MSU Symphony in 2009. His book, “Creative Inquiry in the Arts & Humanities: Models of Undergraduate Research”, with co-editors Shanahan and Yavneh, was published in 2011 by the Council on Undergraduate Research. He has a Fall 2015 sabbatical to compose a symphonic work for the Bozeman Symphony.