Gary studied Music at Skyline Junior College where he earned his Associate in Arts degree in 1975 and Music Education and Industrial Arts at San Francisco State University where he earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in 1980.

Since moving to Sonoma County in 1989,
Gary keeps active co-owning and playing saxophone in The
Moonlighters Swing Era Big Band, playing in the Healdsburg Community Band and singing in The Harlan Miller Chorale as well as providing music at his church in addition to his “real job” as a cabinetmaker and handyman.

He is cheerful, warm and welcoming to all members, and the members of the band are very grateful for all the effort and enthusiasm that he puts into our organization.