After years of being self taught and improvising smooth, cool grooves over Bach inventions his family moved to Ciudad Del Este, Paraguay where he began his formal studies at the Franz Schubert Conservatory. At the age of 12 Judson Hurd rose to be one of the prominent youth pianists of Paraguay. He went on to study music theory and composition at Young Harris College and the University of North Carolina at Greensboro School of Music. Judson now resides in Greensboro, North Carolina where he is still moving audiences through his music. He is music director at Christ Lutheran, composed scores for indie films, written music for radio and TV, recorded countless session work, led worship at countless youth conferences and churches, opened for Five For Fighting, Gavin Degraw, Fighting Instinct, Todd Agnew and many others.