Gary began working as a piano technician while still in college and has been servicing pianos in Central Oklahoma ever since. He has been employed in various capacities over the years – music therapist, studio musician, performer, carpenter, realtor, music teacher and worship minister, but since 2014 is working exclusively as a Piano Technician. Gary passed the rigorous exams necessary to become a Registered Piano Technician with the Piano Technicians Guild in 1987. He has maintained an active association with the Central Oklahoma Chapter of the Guild ever since. He is also a Certified Personal Property Appraiser member of the Certified Appraisers Guild of America. He has been married to Jan since 1976. She is a retired piano teacher and accompanist. They have four children who are all actively involved professionals in the world of music – Jordan, who you can read about on this website, Adam, Rebekah and Bethany.