Dr. Gay Grosz

Dr. Gay Grosz is known regionally as a soloist, collaborator, adjudicator, and teacher. She is a Visiting Assistant Professor of Music at Centenary College where she teaches piano, accompanying, chamber music and music theory. She served as Minister of Music at the First United Methodist Church in Minden for 10 years before accepting the position as Music Associate Organist at First Baptist Church, where she plays the organ and directs the handbell choir. She received her undergraduate degree from Centenary College where she studied with Constance Carroll. She earned both her Master of Music and Doctor of Musical Arts degrees from LSU in Baton Rouge. She has served as accompanist for the international Nena Wideman Piano Competition, Shreveport Opera, East Texas Opera, the prestigious LSU A Capella Choir, and Opera LSU. Dr. Grosz is principal pianist for the Shreveport Symphony Orchestra and is a member of the Evangeline Trio and the Baroque Artists of Shreveport.