Gerry, a member of the St. Louis Symphony trombone section, has performed with the orchestras of San Francisco, Metropolitan Opera of New York, San Francisco Opera, Tanglewood Fellowship Orchestra, Grand Teton Music Festival and San Francisco Ballet. He received his BM and MM degrees from the Juilliard School. He has taught at the University of Missouri-St. Louis, and Interlochen Arts Camp. Master class presentations include University of Georgia, Juilliard School, Manhattan School of Music, University of Missouri, University of Illinois, Illinois State University, Indiana University, UMKC, Milliken University, Texas Tech, University of Michigan, University of Texas, Texas Christian University, Baylor University, Austin Peay University, University of Wisconsin, Truman State, Western Michigan, and the New World Symphony. Gerry is a founding member of the St. Louis Low Brass Collective, a nonprofit designed to promote education and performance for St. Louis area low brass musicians.