Gary Norian has been playing piano for over 45 years.
Classically trained, Gary switched to jazz
piano in high school, and pursued the study of studio music and
jazz in college at the University of Miami in Florida.
Heading back to his
home town of Chicago, Gary worked as a composer/producer of
commercial music for radio and television,
Gary has helped
prepare numerous young pianists for audition and acceptance to
Houston's High School for the Performing and Visual Arts.
Still continuing to compose, Gary has music tracks regularly appearing on Oprah Winfrey's OWN channel, and the Dr. Oz show.
As a jazz
specialist, Gary is called upon by the Houston Symphony to
perform with them on several pops performances each year.
Gary's piano work
and compositions can be heard on the CDs "Trust in Me," with
Gary is currently
working with Kawai teacher and colleague, Omar Herrera towards
completion of their "Radical Piano Program,"
primary goal is to inspire an excitement for learning which
helps light the student's own passion for music.