Michael Kovacs - Visiting Instructor
Michael Kovacs is a composer, guitarist, teacher, author, and artist from New Jersey. He has studied classical composition and economics at Rutgers University and composition at Music Tech in Minneapolis. He has studied guitar with John Benthal, John Abercrombie, Frank Gambale, Alexi DeGrassi, and others. His classical piece "crescendo" was debuted at the Ukranian Intstitute in NYC and his rock opera, After the Vaentines, debuted at the George St Playhouse in New Jersey. He has been a music teacher for over 30 years in all styles, levels, and ages. With his band or solo, he has performed everywhere from the Island of Malta to Minneapolis to the New York City Poetry Festival.