Nathan Mays is an active musician and versatile composer from the Gulf of Texas, who has collaborated with numerous musicians, dancers, and painters to explore the artistic bounds of modern music. He began studying composition in 2009 at San Jacinto Community College, finishing his Bachelor of Music in Composition at Sam Houston State University in 2013 and Master of Music in Composition at Texas State University in 2016. Mr. Mays’ music has appeared throughout the United States and Europe in festivals and on the air. He is an active bassist in the Greater Houston area, and has been teaching bass, guitar, and piano to a variety of students since his return to the city. His primary focus is on the concept of PLAYING music, not WORKING music!