Nathan Davis earned his Ph.D. in music composition and theory from UCDavis and earned both a B.A. in music and mathematics and an M.A. in mathematics from Brandeis University. At UCDavis, he studied composition with Ross Bauer, Pablo Ortiz, and Yu-Hui Chang, and at Brandeis he studied composition with David Rakowski, Martin Boykan, and Eric Chasalow and piano with Evan Hirsch. Davis’s music, both acoustic and electronic, has been performed and presented widely. Davis lives in Madison, Wisconsin, where he maintains a dual career as musician and independent software developer with the support of his wife and their two cats.