Scott Kovar | Drums & Cymbals

Scott Kovar is an active drummer, percussionist and music educator. He is the owner of Scott Kovar’s Drum Studio in Rochester and percussion teacher at Universal Music Center in Red Wing.

Scott was born and raised in Chicago. Aspiring to be a musician at an early age he was fortunate to grow up in the Windy City. Blues, Rock, Soul, and Jazz were major influences in his early musical education.

After High School he pursued a formal music education. While leading his own band he studied percussion at Northern Illinois University in DeKalb Il. This gave him some real world experience making a living as a musician while playing and paying his way through school.

After he received his Bachelors of Music in Percussion he continued to lead his own band, freelance and teach. He has also worked in other avenues of the music business. There include music retail, and instrument repair at various music stores in Illinois, Iowa, and Minnesota.Scott stays busy and has the privilege of performing with talented musicians and bands though out the region.