Ricki Holmes is originally from Nottingham, England. He studied classical piano before turning to jazz studies at Leeds College of Music, where he excelled as an arranger, composer and pianist. Ricki is also a Licentiate of the Guildhall School of Music and Drama (London).
In the mid-1980s, Ricki moved to the United States, where he established himself as a highly successful freelance music arranger and conductor for some of the biggest names in show business.
Ricki is actively involved in creating and arranging shows for many of the world’s most prestigious cruise lines and he is also an award-winning screenwriter and director.