Since 1956, Gary has performed in bands of all sizes from single to symphony and all styles from opera to rock and country; to classical, choral and musical theatre.
Gary composes in most styles including classical, rock, country, children's, jazz, choral, gospel and musical theatre. He has published eight books and dozens of articles published in magazines. His music has received airplay in Washington, Idaho and other states and internationally in Argentina, Russia, Estonia and other countries.
He writes for various types of groups including piano solo, cello solo, bass solo and duet, string trio, string orchestra, youth orchestra, full orchestra, wind, band and brass ensemble, pit orchestra, rock and country bands at all levels of difficulty.
Gary A. Edwards was born in Spokane, Washington. He started playing string bass in the Spokane Symphony orchestra at age 18. Gary graduated from Indiana University with a BME degree.