W.T. Skye Garcia was born in New York City in 1953 and spent his early years in West Nyack, New York. He received a Bachelor of Science degree from Colorado State University, and holds a Master of Church Music (Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary) and a Master of Music-piano (Hardin-Simmons University).
Mr. Garcia is a member of the faculty at East Central University in Ada, Oklahoma, where he teaches music theory as well as class and private piano. For the past fifteen years, he has conducted the Creative Expressions Piano Studio, a private studio with an enrollment of 30 students. Mr. Garcia is active as an adjudicator for the Oklahoma Federation of Music Clubs Piano Festivals. Additionally, he has authored an article entitled Selecting Solo Literature for the Young Pianist for the National Federation of Music Club’s Junior Keynotes magazine. Mr. Garcia has served as a director and instructor for the East Central University Keyboard Camp and has also served locally as a choral director and church organist. His compositions include works for solo piano and solo voice, as well as choral music for both sacred and secular choirs.