In this clip from www.artistshousemusic.org – Jerry Kosak is Head of the Guitar Department at McNally Smith. Jerry has performed on shows with Don Ross, Tommy Emmanuel, Bob Brozman, and Andy McKee. He has been a featured performer at major festivals including the Walnut Valley Festival, Canadian Guitar Festival, and National Resophonic Festival. In addition to McNally Smith, Jerry has been a member of the faculty at Northern Arizona University and MacPhail Center for Music. He was the winner of the Zietgiest Eric Stokes Song Contest in 2000 and 2001. Jerry was the recipient of a Jerome Foundation Grant and has received Artist Endorsements from National Resophonic Guitars and Petros Guitars. He is a member of ASCAP, the Minnesota Guitar Society and the American Composers Forum. Jerry has recorded two CDs of original music for solo guitar, Many Dances and Sounds Like This, and received awards for his compositions “Matágalpa” and “Many Dances.” His compositions range in style from classical to blues to modern progressive acoustic.