Rain Nox is a composer and performer in Austin, TX. She holds a degree in music composition from the University of Texas.  After graduating, she focused on musical theatre, writing several one act and full length musicals that have been performed locally.  Her one act musical Sisters of the Sea was featured in Best of Fest at Fronterafest, and her musical Crazy Like a Person was winner of Best Original Play at the City Theatre’s Summer Acts festival. 





She later returned to school to study her second passion and received a PhD in Environmental Geography in 2015.  Since then she has returned to composing and her one act opera Problems was premiered as part of the 2017 One Ounce Opera's Fresh Squeezed Ounce of Opera Competition and was nominated for an 2017 Austin Critics Table Awards for Original Composition/Score.  Her one act opera The Stranger was premiered in January 2020, and her new song cycle about the ERA has a virtual premiere this August.





Her piece Apparitions, for bassoon and piano was premiered at the 2019 Music by Women Festival in Columbus, MS.

Rain is also the lead singer for the heavy rock band Rise from Fire, which released their first album Hidden in November 2017.