Gayle E. Bates
Gayle E Bates is the owner and founder of “Piano Keys For Christ”. Gayle was born in Detroit Michigan in 1956 where she began taking piano lessons at the age of six years old and playing by ear by the age of eight. Gayle comes from a musical family in which her mom has been singing for many years. She views playing the piano and performing for audiences everywhere as an extension of herself.
Gayle attributes her parents for arranging and starting her on musical journey, as it has become such a powerful force for good in her life. She remembers her dad saying, If I buy this piano, there is no stopping.” She believed him so much in her ability that she began taking lessons, and has not looked back since. Her gift relocated her to Atlanta, Georgia in 1983. Gayle continues to perform in many places to include numerous churches, weddings, funerals and other special occasions.
God gave Gayle the vision for “Piano Keys for Christ Piano Lessons in October, 2008, and for this she thanks Him everyday. Her motto is, ” I would like to share the gift and talent that God has anointed me with. I want to give back what was given to me from God” Because of God’s grace and Gayle’s determination, “Piano Keys for Christ Piano Lesson” now has growing clientele of all ages.
Gayle is the proud mother of two boys, Darius and Demetrius, who are her world. They constantly provide her with love and support in all of endeavors, and truly are her backbone Gayle says “I thank God for 54 years of experience, everything that He has already done for me and I am extremely excited for what He’s about to do. Let’s learn the piano together.”