This well-known Finnish concert and chamber music pianist began his formal studies on the Sibelius Academy in Helsinki, where he was a pupil of Liisa Pohjola. Then continued his research with Klaus Schilde in Munich. Ranta provides appeared being a soloist using the Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Lahti Symphony Orchestra, and with the Avanti Chamber Orchestra. Being a recitalist and chamber musician, Ranta targets Finnish composers. Ranta provides toured thoroughly in concerts and recital performances throughout European countries and america. As an accompanist to Lied performers, he provides performed and documented with vocalists Karita Mattila, Jorma Hynninen, and Petteri Salomaa.