Koby has been studying guitar and composition for the past 7 years, his early guitar influences are rooted in alternative/singer-songwriter, pop/folk, reggae, r&b/soul, and classical music. For the last four years, Koby has been personally focusing on jazz theory and improvisation. Currently, Koby is studying jazz guitar at the University of Utah where he is working towards his minor in music. His passion lies in teaching music that has a personal connection to students. He aims to take basic songwriting skills, music theory, and guitar concepts to help further both his students’ guitar playing abilities and songwriting skills to develop their own personal unique sound.