Native to Millersburg, Justin Snyder started playing guitar at age 9. After attending The Recording Workshop in Chillicothe, he worked as a sound engineer and stagehand at La Comedia Dinner Theater in Springboro. He played bass with a local country band for a couple of productions, returning to the area in 2005, and starting his music teaching career. He has played in several bands, most notably the Lincoln Way Band. His passion for learning and performing music cannot be quenched, as his current hobbies include learning piano and lap steel guitar.