New York, NY
David Kovins earned his BA and MA degrees performance from the Manhattan School of Music. He served on the staff of the Lighthouse School of the Blind music department as percussion teacher for seven years, and also taught at various schools in the New York City area. Kovins has performed throughout the U.S. as a percussionist with jazz, rock, cabaret and theatre ensembles, as well as with the Jerome Robbins Dance Company, the American Theatre Lab, the Manhattan Percussion Ensemble, cabaret performers Anita Morris and Wayland Flowers, and keyboardist Jordan Rudess. He has also performed in theatre productions under the direction of Bob Waldman, David Spangler, and Grover Dale. Kovins leads his own vibraphone-based group that records and performs in the NYC area, and has released a CD, Vibe From New York. Some of his earlier music for solo vibraphone has been published by Hal Leonard and Warner Bros. Music.