Lecturer, Music Technology & Choral Ensembles
Office: 221 Keene Hall
Jamey Ray serves as a full-time lecturer in the Department of Music at Rollins College. Jamey completed his undergraduate work at Rollins College where he earned a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and Music, specializing in voice with Dr. Ed LeRoy and piano with Dr. Gloria Cook. He continued his studies at New York University and in early 2008 he received a Master’s degree in Music Technology.
Jamey began singing at a very young age as a member of the prestigious Florida Boychoir where he learned music theory and discovered his talent for sight-reading. While in the Boychoir, Jamey had the opportunity of performing with the first national touring company of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat as well as performing under the direction of Sir David Willcocks. He attributes all of his musical successes to his experience with the Florida Boychoir and specifically to its director and founder, Brian Collar.
Jamey has been privileged to work with and perform alongside several talented musicians and groups including Daniel Harding and The London Symphony Orchestra, Contemporary Christian Recording Group Avalon, The Liberty Voices, Disney's Voices of Liberty, Derric Johnson and ReGen Again and in 2006 he was a featured soloist with the Bach Festival Society of Winter Park on their European tour. Jamey recently served as musical assistant to multiple award winners Marvin Hamlisch and John McDaniel.
Jamey's choral arrangements have been published by Alfred Publishing in their Choral Series catalog as well as the Lawson-Gould catalog. His pieces have been performed all over the country including multiple state's All-State concerts.
Jamey's contemporary arrangements have been performed by 30 Rock’s Cheyenne Jackson, American Idol's Diana DeGarmo and RJ Helton, and multiple Broadway performers including Christiane Noll.
Some of the artists Jamey has produced/engineered recordings for include: Katie Thompson (So You Think You Can Dance), Marty Thomas (Broadway’s Wicked, Xanadu), Rachel Potter (Broadway’s Addams Family/Evita), Alysha Umphress (Broadway's American Idiot), Emily Drennan (Voca People/Toxic Audio), Tituss Burgess (Glee, Broadway's The Little Mermaid, Guys and Dolls), Shoshana Bean, Todrick Hall, Danny Calvert, Scott Alan and Scott Evans.