Gail holds the degrees Doctor of Musical Arts in Accompanying and Coaching from the University of Minnesota, Master of Music in Piano Performance from Boston University and Bachelor of Arts in Spanish and Music History/Harpsichord Performance from the University of New Hampshire. She has been on the faculty of the MacPhail Center for Music in Minneapolis and White Bear Lake, Minnesota since 2000 where she teaches piano, harpsichord and chamber music. She also teaches privately.