Mary Cota accompanies our choir and provides music for our services. She is a busy collaborative pianist throughout Phoenix, working with many vocalists and instrumentalists, as well as with her own piano students. Mary began studying piano at the age of 8, and at age 11, enrolled in the music department of the Alabama School of Fine Arts. While there, she won awards for her solo and collaborative playing at state and national levels. Mary received her undergraduate degree in Piano Performance from the University of Houston, where she studied with Nancy Weems, and her doctorate in collaborative piano at ASU under the tutelage of Dr. Andrew Campbell.