Dr. Adam Kossler began his musical studies with his father William Kossler and continued his musical training through college with Dr. Elliot Frank receiving his BM degree at East Carolina University. He then earned a MM degree at Appalachian State University as a teaching assistant to Dr. Douglas James. Most recently, he completed a DMA degree at Florida State University where he served as a teaching assistant to Bruce Holzman. As a performer, Adam Kossler has been a top prizewinner in a number of international guitar competitions including the Columbus Guitar Symposium, East Carolina Guitar Competition, MANC international guitar competition, the Texas International Guitar Competition, MTNA, and the Appalachian Guitarfest Competition. Dr. Kossler currently resides in Sterling, VA where he teaches guitar in the Loudoun County School system. He performs regularly as a solo artist, as a member of the NOVA Guitar Quartet, and with the Kossler Guitar Trio alongside his father Bill and brother John.