Gary was born in Wiltshire and currently lives in Melksham. He has held several positions in local churches as an organist and Choirmaster. He has also deputised on many of the organs, which now come under his care. He is currently the organist at Holy Cross church in Seend but is regularly invited to play for various services and ceremonies in the area. Gary had professional training in organ building, maintenance and tuning under the Clevedon organ builders, Percy Daniel & Co. His interest in this intricate trade started at an early age, and at just 14, was repairing and maintaining organs in his spare time.