Gentle Romance reflects the feeling and personality that Steve Banks brings to the piano through his inspiring musical style. Steve has performed concerts across the United States, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand to thousands of people and has appeared on several national television shows. Steve won 2nd place in the the National Christian Artist's competition at Estes Park, Colorado. Raised in the suburbs of St. Louis, Steve has spent most of his life in the Midwest. At the age of 5, he started taking piano lessons and by the age of 10 realized his natural ability to improvise. From that point on, Steve began using his musical talent by performing at school, church and city events. Numerous musical influences ranging from Christian to pop artists helped shape his style. With many chances to be on stage, Steve sharpened his ability to entertain and communicate with audiences. But his faith has had the most influence on his life, which is evident in his music.