Paul Kovacovic enjoys a career that spans both classical and popular styles. He has been the guest soloist with several orchestras as well as the accompanist for artists such as singer-songwriter Ann Reed and Las Vegas entertainer and television host Tony Sandler. Kovacovic has concertized across the United States and Czech Republic, and he has won first prizes in the Thursday Musical, Schubert Club, and Indiana University Piano Concerto Competitions.
Kovacovic was an accompanist and coach for the Florida Grand Opera in Miami and has also worked with several theater companies in his home state of Minnesota, including the Minnesota Opera, Ordway Center for the Performing Arts, and Chanhassen Dinner Theatre.
Paul loves to teach and compose as well as perform. His piece Variations Catastrophiques won the Eric Stokes Song Contest and was performed by the new music ensemble Zeitgeist. Other performed compositions include Legend (violin concerto), Through the Darkness (piano concerto), To Earth and Back (symphony), and Our Voice of Truth (chorus). Kovacovic enjoys writing for young pianists and school ensembles as well.
Kovacovic studied piano at Indiana University with Edward Auer and at the University of Minnesota with Alexander Braginsky. He has also studied composition at the European American Musical Alliance in Paris with students of legendary pedagogue Nadia Boulanger and at film scoring workshops in New York, Los Angeles, and Miami.