Ryan Baxter is in his fourth year of undergraduate studies at Brock University where he majors in Piano Performance, having participated in masterclasses/festivals with many esteemed guests including Stewart Goodyear and David Jalbert. He has been Organist/Accompanist at First Grantham United Church since 2016, and earned the highest mark in Ontario for Grade 10 organ (RCM) in 2018. Ryan studies percussion through the Niagara Youth Orchestra, and has played with multiple ensembles including Choralis Camerata, Brock University Choirs and Wind Ensemble, and the St. Catharines Civic Brass Ensemble at the annual Civic Carol Sing. Ryan graduated from the Royal Conservatory of Music, earning First Class Honours with Distinction for his ARCT in Piano Performance in 2017. He is currently preparing for the RCM Licentiate in Piano Performance and ARCT in Organ Performance. Ryan has built three marimbas as musical hobby projects.