He is a professional clarinetist but also performs on the flute, piccolo, oboe, english horn, alto and tenor saxophones, recorder and piano. He has performed on his clarinet extensively across the United States as well as in Canada, England, France, Germany, and Belgium. All of these opportunities would not have been possible if he hadn't started studying music in grammar school! Music takes you places!
He currently teaches for Hickman School District - both campus and charter schools, Hart-Ransom Charter, and Modesto Junior College. He is also the music director for the First United Methodist Church in Modesto. From time to time he operates a private studio where he teaches clarinet lessons.
During the summer months, Mr. Cover is the Manager and Asst. Conductor of MoBand. He has been the Music Director for Modesto Performing Arts for over 10 years and this Summer, 2013, he will be directing the music for "42nd Street".