Gary has been the staff piano accompanist for The Villages Charter High School Music Department from 2010 to the present. This position requires extensive piano accompany and assist in preparation and performance of various vocal and instrumental soloists and three to four choirs 3 to 5 days per week.


He is music director and worship leader for New Song Community Church in Lady Lake also since November of 2010.


A private piano teacher to various students of all ages, Gary is a native of Michigan where he studied piano as a music major at Michigan State University and Central Michigan University.


Gary served as piano accompanist to The Brighton Wesleyan Chorale in Brighton Michigan from 1997 — 2006.


As live music performers, Gary and his wife Janet (The LaCroixs) have entertained many enthusiastic fans in The Villages and surrounding area since 2007.