Ralph Francis Ralph has been involved in the world of music since the age of three, which was when he started learning the piano. As he grew up training as a classical pianist under the Royal Conservatory of Music, he developed an interest for Indian music, which led him towards the Carnatic tutelage of Bhooma Krishnan and an education in Mridangam under Gana Ganapathy. Simultaneously, while expanding his horizons in Classical Eastern and Western musical theory, Ralph has been creatively leading the internationally renowned film music band, Agni for the past fifteen years. Having collaborated with India’s most reputed playback singers including Shankar Mahadevan, T.M. Soundaragan, P. Susheela, Chinmayee, Srinavas, Sujatha, and Mano, Ralph has gained exposure to Indian Music that has greatly fed his insatiable appetite to understand the art form. Professionally, Ralph is a banking professional with a degree from the University of Toronto, specializing in Finance and Economics. He is currently a candidate of the CFA program and is employed with the Bank of Montreal.