Dontra Kunkhetpai was born in Bangkok in 1986. She started to play the Saxophone when she was 13 years old and conducting at the age of 15 and has since then embarked on her journey to be a professional musician.
She graduated from Kasetsart University (Music Performance with Second Class Honors ) in 2007 and is currently pursuing her Masters Degree in Music Education at the College of Music, Mahidol University
She is currently a baritone saxophonist with the Nontri Wind Orchestra and a bass saxophonist with the Chulalongkorn University Saxophone Choir. She also plays the tenor saxophone and sings with the Siam Cubano Latin Jazz Band. She is currently working as a music instructor and conductor of the Pop Orchestra at the Music Campus for General Public, College of Music, Mahidol University. She also serves as a chamber coach for many school bands in and around Bangkok.
She has a deep love for the lower voiced saxophones and loves working with young student musician.