Joshua Kovach, clarinet, is a prominent musician and free-lance artist in the Delaware Valley. He received both his Bachelor's and Master's degree in clarinet performance from Temple University, studying with Ronald Reuben of the Philadelphia Orchestra. Other outstanding teachers have been Mordecai
Appelbaum, Donald Montanaro and David Weber.
Joshua is presently professor of clarinet at West Chester University. Additionally, he is a member of the Pennsylvania Ballet Orchestra, the Reading Symphony Orchestra, Harrisburg Symphony Orchestra, a substitute with the Philadelphia Orchestra and has appeared with the Curtis Institute of Music (on tour in Verbier, Switzerland), the Casals Festival, the Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia (formerly Concerto Soloists), Philadelphia Classical Symphony and the Delaware Symphony Orchestra, among others. He is a member of the Kovach Trio, along with his father, Brian, and violinist Luigi Mazzocchi. He has been a participant in the Norfolk (Yale) Chamber Music Festival and has also appeared in many recitals in the Delaware Valley and New York.
Notable conductors with whom Josh has performed include James Levine, Kurt Masur, Yuri Temirkanov, and Sir Neville Marriner, among many others.
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