Kaden Larson, 23, is from Utah, U.S.A. He began playing piano at age three as a therapeutic activity to help fight a severely crippling case of Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis in his hands and feet. He began piano lessons at age four with Tricia West. Since then, he has also had opportunities to study with accomplished pianists Chad Schumacher and Dr. Stephen Beus, and has been a student of Dr. Scott Holden since 2008. Kaden has performed with the Lyceum Repertory Orchestra of American Fork, the Oquirrh Mountain Symphony, the Symphony Orchestra of Brigham Young University, and the Utah Philharmonic Orchestra. He just completed his third year in the Piano Performance program at Brigham Young University and regularly gives recitals and performances throughout the state of Utah, including recitals at the Eccles Concert Hall and at the Assembly Hall on Temple Square. Currently he is serving as president of the BYU Collegiate Chapter of the Music Teachers' National Association.