Kenneth Cotich is a guitarist and music teacher living in Southern California. He earned a Masters in Music from the University of Redlands and is currently finishing his Ph.D in Musicology at Claremont Graduate University. He received the Fred and Grace Smith Fellowship of Music and the Albert B. Friedmann Award through the Claremont School of Arts and Humanities. He currently holds teaching positions at San Jacinto Valley Academy and the Redlands Conservatory of Music. Aside from teaching and performing music, he works at the Honnold/Mudd Library as a Digital Production Assistant. He produces Claremont Graduate University's recitals and faculty performances as concert manager. He previously toured and worked with musicians on the East and West coasts of the United States while maintaining a rigorous academic life. His music has been released by Loaded Sound, Emotionless Records, and independently.