West Virginia native Nathan McCoy has been a member of the LR Winds trumpet section since 2010. He has performed with various groups, both classical and jazz, throughout the central Arkansas area, including the Searcy Brass Quintet, Jazz Xtreme Jazz Band, and the Pine Bluff Symphony Orchestra. He has also taught private lessons through the Searcy Community School of Music.
McCoy received his Bachelor of Arts in Music and Master of Business Administration from Harding University. While at Harding he studied under Dr. Cindy Carrell, and participated in the Thundering Herd Marching Band, concert band, jazz band, orchestra, and many musicals. He is a Systems Technician for the Financial Aid Office at Harding.