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Recent to date activity

Gloria currently plays parties, weddings and special occasions with or without accompaniment and also teaches piano and vocals at New Braunfels Piano Lessons just behind Reliable Staffing at:
382 S Interstate 35 Frontage Rd, STE C102, New Braunfels, TX 78130. newbraunfelspianolessons.com.

Gloria previously taught at Bill Hill music in New Braunfels Texas for most of 2017. From Nov 2014 to Dec 2016 she taught at Anthem School of Music outside loop 1604 off I-10 at the Dominion, San Antonio, Texas. In 2015 Gloria played every Sunday from noon till 2pm at Court Street Coffee in Seguin for approximately 6 months.

Early years

Gloria Early spent her growing up years performing annually for The Guild. Her earliest piano teacher was a lady in Manhattan, New York City. This teacher had studied in a music conservatory in Germany. The teacher went on to become a concert artist and later was entered into Who's Who of American Woman for Concert Artists. The teacher's name was Grace Hoffheimer. During a later period Gloria Early studied under Ruth Burr, another lady in Who's Who for American Woman as a great piano teacher. Ruth Burr's studio was close to Rice University in Houston, Texas. While studying under Ms. Baty in Bryan, Texas, Gloria Early was a Sonata winner in her category in a four day Bryan College Station Music Teacher's Association contest.

After finishing law school Gloria Early began to perform with her husband in various groups including Dr. Billy and Acoustic Therapy, Dr. Billy and the Magic Shakers. During this period the group performed at Saradora's and Hole in the Wall in Round Rock, Texas, Gil's Broiler in San Marcos, Texas, the Irish Pub in San Antonio, Texas, Spaghetti Warehouse, San Antonio, Lion and Rose Pub, San Antonio at the Forum Shopping Center, and Waterloo Icehouse on South Park Meadow in Austin, Texas.

Gloria Early has stepped in as a substitute fill in pianist for various churches around San Antonio, Texas; performed special music on occasion for Unity Church outside of San Marcos, Texas; and was the every Sunday pianist for Sweet Spirit Baptist Church close to Trainer Hale on the outskirts of San Antonio, Texas. Periodically she would play for the monthly gospel music fests.

In 2014 Gloria Early began to downsize her law practice and started teaching beginning, intermediate and advanced piano students for Anthem School of Music outside loop 1604 off I-10 at the Dominion, San Antonio, Texas. Anthem School of Music has violin, guitar, drum instruction as well as vocal training. The school holds monthly concerts for the students to perform.