Nathan Dumrongthai, 15, is a 10th grader studying at the Village High School. He began playing the cello at the age of 9, studying with Apichai Leamthong in Thailand. He has also played the piano since 5 years of age. In 2016, he attended his first music camp, Encore Music Projects, at the Wells Cathedral School in Wells, Somerset, England. In 2017, he moved from Thailand to Malaysia where he began playing in the Selangor Philharmonic Orchestra. In 2019, he moved to the United States and is currently studying with Dr. Daniel Saenz at the Paganini School of Music in Katy, Texas. Nathan is returning for his 2nd season with Virtuosi of Houston. In addition to playing cello and piano, Nathan enjoys composing music of his own.