Lecturer, French Horn
School of the Arts
Division of Music
207 Buchanan HallKevin Kozak has been a member of the Alabama Symphony Orchestra since 1981. He holds a Master of Music from Manhattan School of Music in New York.
Mr. Kozak has performed, recorded and toured with the Atlanta Symphony, St. Louis Symphony and the Nashville Symphony. His performances include eight recordings with the Atlanta Symphony and appearances in Carnegie Hall with the Atlanta and St. Louis orchestras. He has performed as a studio musician in Nashville, recording the theme music for CNN, Wimbledon, IMAX theaters and local news, as well as commercial and religious recordings. In 2009 he toured the Baltic countries of Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia with the Trinity United Methodist Brass Quintet, who performed in churches, schools and public squares throughout the region.
Locally Mr. Kozak is a faculty member of Samford University, where he is the instructor of horn, a member of the Samford Faculty Brass Quintet, the director of the Samford Horn Ensemble and a classroom teacher of Symphonic Literature, Music Appreciation and Music Theory.
In addition Kozak is the horn instructor of the Alabama School of Fine Arts and director of the Chamber Choir of St. Peter the Apostle Catholic Church in Hoover.
He and his wife Sophie are the proud parents of two grown sons, Michael and Thomas.
Degrees and Certifications
- BS, Glassboro State College
- MM, Manhattan School of Music
- Chamber Music
- Theory Lab
- Symphonic Literature