Gay Grosz holds a Bachelor of Music from Centenary College and Master of Music and Doctor of Musical Arts from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge. As a former Hurley faculty member, she taught piano, accompanying, chamber music, and theory, and accompanied faculty and regional artists in concerts. Gay is currently Music Minister at First United Methodist Church in Minden, LA where she directs the Chancel Choir, Handbells, children’s music, and plays the organ in worship services. She is delighted to return to her roots at the Hurley School of Music to serve as coach and accompanist for music students and ensembles. She has served as accompanist for the internationally known Nena Wideman Piano Competition, LSU Opera, LSU A Cappella Choir, Longview Opera Company, and Shreveport Opera. She is principal pianist for the Shreveport Symphony Orchestra, a member of the Evangeline Trio, and performs frequently with the Baroque Artists of Shreveport.