Nathalie Wilhite has been performing with the LR Winds since the fall of 2009. She has a Bachelor of Music Education degree from Harding University where she studied under Dr. John Warren Casey. She taught band and general music at Bradford High School and later assisted with the band program at Augusta High School.
Shortly before the birth of her first child, Whilhite left band directing full-time to be a stay-at-home mom, but she continues teaching private clarinet lessons and as well as sectionals for various school band programs. Her students consistently place in Arkansas All-Region Bands and All-State Bands.