A gifted pianist, Seth grew up in Aurora, CO and then in Hustisford, WI, where he honed his skills playing contemporary piano. He has recorded four solo albums, but has kept Koine as his primary focus for years. Seth and his wife, Colleen, reside in Wauwatosa, WI with their daughter, Emaline, born in February 2010 and are expecting a son in November 2011. Bauer is a graduate of Wisconsin Lutheran College in Milwaukee, and is an avid golfer when not performing.