Dr. Lori Guy

Associate Dean, Alabama School of the Arts

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Music, Theatre


B.A., University of Indianapolis; M.M., D.M.A., University of Southern Mississippi.

Areas of Instruction

Voice, Pedagogy, Graduate Music History and Research

Dr. Lori Guy

Associate Dean, Alabama School of the Arts


Dr. Lori Guy serves as the Associate Dean for Alabama School of the Arts at the University of Mobile. Dr. Guy is in her ninth year of collegiate teaching. She is a frequent presenter of musical theatre workshops that focus on helping singers find a free and natural approach to their belting and musical theatre performances. Most recently, she has joined her colleague Dr. Kathryn Hedlund in presenting workshops, focused on leading the discussion of how to foster healthy relationships in the voice studio. She specializes in teaching across styles and her students have been hired to sing nationally and internationally in operas, musical theatre productions and as worship leaders in major churches throughout the US.

Hailed by Opera News as an “excellent mezzo,” Indiana native Dr. Guy has created a diverse career for herself by singing in operas, operettas, and musical theater productions.  Lori has sung a variety of roles, including Mary Poppins in Mary Poppins, Prince Orlofsky in Die Fledermaus, Mother in Ragtime, Zita in Gianni Schicchi, Cherubino in Le Nozze di Figaro, and Kathy in Company.  She has been seen most recently as Mercedes in Mobile Opera’s performance of Carmen and Edith in Mississippi Opera’s Pirates of Penzance, and Mercedes in Opera Mississippi’s production of Carmen.  Lori can be heard on the Albany Record’s recordings of Victor Herbert’s The Fortune Teller and Gilbert and Sullivan’s The Pirates of Penzance with the Ohio Light Opera Company.  Lori has also had the privilege of bringing Jake Heggie’s work Farewell, Auschwitz to audiences in the Gulf Coast and she continues to promote this stunning and important work.

Dr. Guy holds degrees from the University of Indianapolis and from the University of Southern Mississippi.