For his contributions to a YouTube channel called The Piano Guys, this professional cellist became known to his fans as the "Cello Guy." For his Billboard-ranked debut album, Sacred Cello, he earned the prestigious Pearl Award.
After graduating from the University of Utah with a degree in music, he worked in real estate development while pursuing music opportunities on the side.
He performed with the China Philharmonic Orchestra in Beijing.
He grew up in Salt Lake City, Utah, in a family belonging to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He has four children with his wife Julie.
He and pianist Jon Schmidt both joined the Piano Guys group of YouTube musicians.