Clayton Nunes, a versatile musician, has produced and arranged numerous albums and composed hundreds of soundtracks for videos. His client list includes names like Lenardo Gonçalves, Laura Morena, Elfred Deynes, Eliel Oliveira, Wintley Phipps, Washington Adventist University, General Conference of SDA, Globo TV and Hope Channel.
Nunes was born in São Paulo, Brazil. He started his career at age seven when he was invited to play one of his compositions at a music school recital. At age sixteen he joined the music group Metal and Cia as their tuba player and arranged and produced two albums with them. Four years later, at age twenty, he won the Nascente (Universidade de São Paulo) prize for composition and became director of the orchestra and band at São Paulo Adventist University (UNASP), a position he held for six years.
While there, he graduated with a degree in music education from the School of Communications and Arts at the University of São Paulo (USP) in 2000, having studied piano with Liliane Vincenzo, Ana Maria Gorski Damaceno, and João Carlos Martins. The following year he received a degree in audio technology from the Audio and Video Institute of São Paulo.
In 2002 the Second Southwest Division of the Brazilian Army honored him with the title of "Amigo do Exército" ("Friend of the Army") when they adopted one of his compositions as their official hymn.
In 2003 he received an invitation to serve as music minister for the Capital Brazilian Temple in Washington DC. That same year he moved to the US to assume the position. In 2009 he opened Clayton Nunes Music Solutions as a side business and in 2011 he attended the Pacific Northwest Film Scoring Program in Seattle, WA. In 2013 he joined Flip TV as creative director and since 2016 has been working as Marketing Director for Eden Valley Institute of Wellness in Colorado. In 2007 he married Juliana Carvalho Nunes with whom he has a son and a daughter.