Konnor Kruse started playing cello in 4th grade, then piano in 5th grade. Through taking private lessons on piano growing up, he grew a love for music that led to picking up guitar at 15. He was placed in the advanced guitar ensemble his senior year of high school and continued being in a guitar ensemble and orchestra during his college years. He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Music Performance from Judson University. He was the music theory tutor at Judson his junior and senior year. He has taught children/adults piano and guitar during and after college.