Raised in Coppell, Texas, Roy began his musical studies at the age of seven and has since earned degrees for clarinet performance from Indiana University, the University of Texas at Austin, and Rice University. As an orchestral musician, he has performed with the Louisiana Philharmonic, The Florida Orchestra, San Antonio Symphony, and the Houston Ballet Orchestra among others. This coming Fall, he will be joining the Louisiana Philharmonic as their new 2nd & E-flat clarinetist.
In past summers, Roy has been as a fellow of the Taipei Music Academy and Festival, the Music Academy of the West where he was a prize winner in their inaugural Duo Competition, the Orchestra of the Americas, and the Brevard Music Center. In 2014, he was a prize winner in the Vandoren Emerging Artists Competition. In chamber music settings, he has recently been heard with Houston-based groups WindSync and the Monarch Chamber Players. Aside from playing, his other interests include photography, building computers, and following sports.