John Baxter was born in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. He began his musical study with piano lessons at the age of 8. He began composing at the age of 13 and began learning the guitar at 14. After matriculating to Yale, John started arranging for his choir groups and orchestra. Also while at Yale, John began his conducting career, beginning with his choir group, Pitches and Tones.
After graduation, John received acceptance into New York University's highly selective Film Scoring program in Fall 2017.
Since then he has worked on more than 30 films, commercials, and video games with directors from around the world such as Greece, Australia, Canada, and Great Britain.
He is an active composer, film scorer, piano-er, arranger, conductor, and producer.
He can be contacted at Johnbaxter88@gmail.com.