Storm Gloor is an associate professor in the Music and Entertainment Industry Studies department of the College of Arts and Media at the University of Colorado Denver. He recently the received the college’s Excellence in Leadership and Service award. In 2018, he was the recipient of the university’s Excellence In Teaching award. In 2014, professor Gloor developed and instructed what is thought to be the first Music Cities higher education course. Along with that course, Professor Gloor teaches Music Marketing and oversees the internships for the College of Arts & Media. As part of the First Year Experience program at CU Denver, he teaches a course on the Beatles. Professor Gloor is also a Faculty Fellow in the Center for Faculty Development, a past president of the Music and Entertainment Industry Educators Association, and serves as a city councilman for Glendale, Colorado. He has presented at numerous events and programs, including SXSW.edu, South By Southwest Music, the Music Cities Convention, the MEIEA Music Educators Summit, the Future of Music Summit, the Underground Music Showcase, the Denver Music Summit, and the EdMedia world conference. Storm is a co-producer of the Amplify Music Conference and the Amplify Music Communities program series.