Stich Wynston is a drummer, composer, bandleader and sideman born and based in Toronto, Canada. He attended York University from 1980-1985 where he graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree majoring in music including studies in jazz with John Gittens and Lorne Lofsky, South Indian classical music with Trichy Sancharan and 20th-century classical music with James Tenney. During that time period, Stich also was accepted to the world-renowned Banff School of Fine Arts summer jazz music program for three years running in 1982, 1983 and 1984. While at Banff, Stich had the good fortune of studying with and playing with Dave Holland, Dave Liebman, Kenny Wheeler, Lee Konitz, Steve Coleman, John Abercrombie, Anthony Braxton, Albert Manglesdorf and Julian Priester. In the late seventies while still in high school, Stich attended two Jamey Aebersold summer jazz clinics with a faculty that included: Dave Liebman, Tom Harrell, Slide Hampton, Ronnie Mathews, Hal Galper, James Williams, Ron McLure, Rufus Reid, Elliot Zigmund and Ed Soph.